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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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday

7 July 2019

Resources and information to celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday on July 7, 2019


A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of Victoria

19 June 2019

To the People, Clergy and Religious Catholic communities in Victoria re Voluntary Assisted Dying


Reflections on Lay Pastoral Ministry

13 June 2019

A series of reflections on Lay Pastoral Ministry by Bernadette Wurlod.


Listen with the ear of your heart

13 June 2019

Across the Diocese of Ballarat from May 26 – May 31, sixty-four schools educating 18,500 students celebrated Catholic Education Week.

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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