Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is a diverse and geographically extensive Diocese of fifty-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

Latest News


Walk for Justice for Refugees 2018

25 March 2018

Join the Walk for Justice for Refugees on Palm Sunday


Be a Good Egg This Easter

22 March 2018

Slavery-free Easter Chocolate


World Water Day

22 March 2018

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water.


New Evangelisation - Planting Seeds through Family and Parish

22 March 2018

Professor Thomas Groome will present this workshop in the Ballarat Diocese. Register to attend this event.

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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

All Enquiries

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