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


A Mission for Life

29 October 2018

Presented by Fr Richard Leonard SJ and hosted by Our Lady Help of Christians Parish Wendouree


Plenary Council Preparations in the Ballarat Diocese

12 October 2018

Gatherings around the Ballarat Diocese with Lana Turvey-Collins, October 2018


Invitation to ChildSafe Information Session

17 September 2018

ChildSafe Limited is offering low cost information sessions following on from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse


Wendouree West Exodus Community - Team Leader/Co-ordinator Position

16 September 2018

The Exodus Community is a not-for-profit organisation of volunteers committed to the support of the people of North West Ballarat and requires an experienced Team Leader/Coordinator

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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