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

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World Youth Day at Home

27 January 2019

World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope, typically celebrated every three years. View live stream details here

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St Patrick's Church, Springdallah - Closing Mass

27 January 2019

All are invited to the final Mass at St Patrick's Church, Springdallah on Sunday, January 27, 2019.

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Catholic Women Responding to the Spirit

17 January 2019

Stirring the Waters: Catholic Women responding to the Spirit creates the opportunity for theological reflection on what the Spirit is saying to the Australian Church at this time.

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The Catholic Man Breakfast Series - Hosted by MenAlive

16 January 2019

Men of all ages are invited to a Catholic Man Breakfast to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Craig’s Royal Hotel in Ballarat. The Breakfast will be hosted by Bishop Paul Bird CSsR.

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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