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

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A Mission for Life

29 October 2018

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


The National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

17 October 2018

The National Apology will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 in Canberra.


Closure Mass of St Augustine's Church Jeparit

5 October 2018

All welcome to attend the final Mass at St Augustine's Church, Jeparit on October 28, 2018


Catholic Care - Pastoral Care Practitioner Vacancies

1 October 2018

Catholic Care are currently seeking to fill two ongoing Pastoral Care Practitioners vacancies at Hopkins Correctional Centre Ararat and Langi Kal Kal Prison Beaufort.

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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