Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is a diverse and geographically extensive Diocese of forty-one parishes which covers the western third of Victoria, extending from the Murray River in the North to the Southern Ocean in the South. Read More

Bishop of Ballarat

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Sunday 2020

5 July 2020

With many local events not able to be held on July 5 to mark Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, a national Mass will be livestreamed from St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral in Adelaide to celebrate the occasion

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St Vincent de Paul Winter Appeal

1 July 2020

Donate to Vinnies COVID-19 Winter Appeal to assist those directly impacted by this pandemic

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Catholic Social Services Victoria 2019 Annual Report

29 June 2020

CSSV have released their 2019 Annual Report

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ACBC Catholic Mens Gathering 2020

25 June 2020

The Bishops of Australia invite all Catholic men, especially those involved in parishes, men’s groups, movements, societies and fellowships from around Australia, to a day of gathering

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We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

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PO Box 576
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone +61 3 5337 7111

Where to find us

Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353