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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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Resources 2017

2 July 2017

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council have produced resources to assist in your celebration of this significant day on July 2, 2017.


Liturgy Formation Sessions 2017

25 June 2017

Formation Sessions are being offered for the Diocesan Sacramental Program, "Let the Children Come", Funeral Ministry and Lectors


Family Matters - Forum! with guest speaker, Fr Frank Brennan (CEO of CSSA).

24 June 2017

Saturday, June 24 in Ballarat; Saturday, July 22 in Warrnambool; Saturday, August 26 in Mildura


RCIA Victorian State Seminar

13 June 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017. "Ask, See, Knock: Joyful Encounters of RCIA"

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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