Diocesan Contacts
  • Pastoral
  • Education
  • Welfare
  • Professional Standards
  • Stewardship
Pastoral
Clergy Health and Wellbeing Coordinator

Cordinator: Sonia Walker

Postal Address:    PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Email:  Clergy Health & Wellbeing Coordinator

Hours: Tuesday       9.00am – 3.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 3.00pm
Thursday     9.00am – 3.00pm
Friday           9.00am – 3.00pm

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Clergy Life and Ministry

Contact: Rev John Monaghan

Clergy Health and Wellbeing Coordinator: Ms Sonia Walker

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email: Clergy Life and Ministry

Council of Priests

Contact: Bishop’s Office

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email: Council of Priests

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Council of Religious

President:
Most Rev Paul Bird CSsR

Secretary:
Sr Maree Holt csb
306 Barkly Street
Ararat  Vic  3377|
Email:  Council of Religious

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Ecumenism and Inter-Religious Relations, Diocesan Commission

Chairperson:  Rev Greg Tait

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email:  Diocesan Commission for Ecumenism and Inter-Religious Relations

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Faith Formation and Spirituality

PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Email:  Faith Formation and Spirituality

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Liturgical Commission, Diocesan

Administration Officer: Mrs Julie Boyd

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7159

Email: Liturgical Commission

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Marriage Tribunal

Ballarat Tribunal Office

Postal Address:  PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: 0418 643 196

or (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email: Marriage Tribunal

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Pastoral Council, Diocesan

Chairperson:  Most Rev Paul Bird CSsR

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Email: Diocesan Pastoral Council

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Pastoral Development Co-ordinator, Diocesan

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Email:  Diocesan Pastoral Development Co-ordinator

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Pastoral Ministry Office

Administration:
Mrs Julie Boyd
Mrs Jane Collins
Mrs Fran Peterkin

Location:
5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat, 3350

Postal Address:
PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353
Phone: (03) 5337 7159

Open: Monday – Thursday

Email: Pastoral Ministry Office

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RCIA and Sacramental Facilitator, Diocesan
Vocations

Vocations Director: Fr Ed Moloney

Email:  Vocations Director

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Women: - Catholic Women's League

CWL Victoria and Wagga Wagga

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Women: - Council for Australian Catholic
Women: - Diocesan Women's Council

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Email:  Diocesan Women’s Council

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Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Diocesan

Diocesan Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7126

Fax: (03) 5333 5048

Email: Youth Ballarat

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Education
Catholic Education Office

Director: Ms Audrey Brown

Location:  5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat

Postal Address:  PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7135

Fax: (03) 5331 5166

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Email: Catholic Education Office Ballarat

Website: Catholic Education Office Ballarat

Diocesan Resource Centre

Resource Officer:  Ms Kate Lawry

Location:  5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat

Postal Address:  PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7149

Fax:  (03) 5333 5048

Email:  Diocesan Resource Centre

Education Board - Diocese of Ballarat Catholic Education Limited (DOBCEL)

Executive Officer:  Mrs Janine Hillman, Catholic Education Office

Postal Address:  PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone:  (03) 5337 7174

Email: DOBCEL

Religious Education Centre

Director: Mr John Meenely

Location: 5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7148

Fax: (03) 5333 5048

Email: Religious Education Centre

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University Chaplaincy - Australian Catholic University, Aquinas Campus

Contact:  Fr Eladio Lizada OSJ
Address:
PO Box 650
Ballarat 3350
Phone: (03)  5336 5389

Website:  ACU Aquinas Campus – Ballarat

University Chaplaincy - Federation University Australia

Contact: Fr Rupert Bowd
Postal Address:
PO Box 663
Ballarat 3353
Phone: (03) 5327 9285

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Welfare
Ballarat Health Services

Pastoral Services: Contact St Patrick’s Cathedral Presbytery

3 Lyons Street South, Ballarat, 3350

Phone:  (03) 5331 2933

Caritas Australia

Director: Mrs Sue Searls

Postal Address: PO Box 178, Wendouree, 3355

Phone: (03) 5339 4440

Fax: (03) 5339 2303

Email: Diocesan Director – Caritas

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Catholic Earthcare Ballarat Diocese
Catholic Mission

Coordinator: Mrs Sue Searls

Postal Address: PO Box 178, Wendouree, 3355

Phone: (03) 5339 4440

Fax: (03) 5339 2303

Email: Diocesan Director – Catholic Mission

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Centacare Ballarat

Director:  Mr Tony Fitzgerald

Location:  2-4 Peel Street North, Ballarat

Postal Address:  PO Box 2537, Ballarat, 3354

Phone:  (03) 5337 8999

Fax:  (03) 5332 4465

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Email: Centacare Ballarat

Website:  Centacare Ballarat

Mercy Health Residential Aged Care

Mercy Place Ballarat
60 Corbett Street,
Ballarat East  Vic  3350
Phone:  03 5327 1888
Website:  Mercy Place Ballarat


Mercy Place Colac
83-99 Queen Street
Colac  Vic  3250
Phone:  03 5233 5600
Website:  Mercy Place Colac


Mercy Place Warrnambool
16 Hopetoun Road
Warrnambool  Vic  3280
Phone:  03 5564 2800
Website:  Mercy Place Warrnambool

Nazareth House

Poor Sisters of Nazareth

Location: 218 Mill Street, Ballarat

Postal Address: PO Box 634, Ballarat, 3350

Phone: (03) 5329 5100

Fax: (03) 5333 3910

Chaplain: Fr Alex Lim

Website: Nazareth House Ballarat

Prison Ministry

Contact:  Sr Mary O’Shannassy SGS

Mobile:  0408 571 299

Email:  Prison Ministry

Professional Standards Co-ordinator

Mr Michael Myers

Postal Address:  PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone:  (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email: Professional Standards Co-ordinator

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Social Justice Commission

Executive Member: Rachel Smith

Phone: 03 5337 7109

Email: Social Justice Executive Member

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St John of God Ballarat Hospital

St John of God Ballarat Hospital

Location: 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Postal Address:   PO Box 20, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5320 2111

Website: St John of God Ballarat Hospital

St John of God Warrnambool Hospital

Location:  136 Botanic Road, Warrnambool

Postal Address: PO Box 316, Warrnambool, 3280

Phone: (03) 5564 0600

Fax: (03) 5564 0699

Website:  St John of God Warrnambool Hospital

St Vincent de Paul Society
Towards Healing

Telephone:
Towards Healing Help Line
Ph: 1800 816 030 (free call)

In Writing:
Professional Standards Resource Group (Victoria)
PO Box 6186
Mildura West  VIC  3500

Email: Towards Healing

Professional Standards
Coordinator

Michael Myers
PO Box 576
BALLARAT  VIC  3353
Ph: (03) 5337 7121
Fax: (03) 5332 1122
Email: Professional Standards

Via Post

Professional Standards Resource Group (Victoria)
PO Box 6186
Mildura West 3500
Email: towardsh@ncable.com.au

Stewardship
Archives

C/- Bishops Office

Postal Address:  PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email:  Archives

Bishop's Advisory Council

BAC Executive Officer

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7125

Email:  Bishop’s Advisory Council

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Bishop's Office

Bishop:
Most Rev Paul Bird CSsR

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Secretary in the Bishop’s Office:
Mrs Djurdja Klaric
5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat
Postal Address:  PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353
Phone: (03) 5337 7121
Fax: (03) 5332 1122
Email:  Secretary in Bishop’s Office

Building Commission, Diocesan

Secretary/Contact: Mr Andrew Jirik

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7168

Email: Building Commission

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Business Manager, Diocesan

Mr Andrew Jirik

Postal Address:  PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7111

Fax: (03) 5331 5625

Email:  Diocesan Business Manager

Catholic Development Fund

Manager: Mr Andrew Jirik

Location:  5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat

Postal Address:  Freepost 576, Ballarat, 3353 or

PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7168

Freecall:  1800 134 100

Fax: (03) 5331 5625

Email: Catholic Development Fund

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Censors, Diocesan

C/- Bishop’s Office

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email:  Diocesan Censors

Clergy Assistance Fund/Clergy Support Fund

Contact: Rev Marcello Colasante

Postal Address: 306 Gregory Street
Ballarat North  VIC  3350

Phone: (03) 5331 1012

Email: Clergy Assistance Fund / Clergy Support Fund

Consultors, Diocesan

Contact: Bishop’s Office

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email:  Diocesan Consultors

Finance Council, Diocesan

Contact:
Mr Andrew Jirik
Executive Officer
PO Box 576
BALLARAT  VIC  3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7111
Fax:     (03) 5331 5625
Email:   Diocesan Finance Council

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Finance Office, Diocesan

Location:  5 Lyons Street South, Ballarat

Postal Address:  Freepost 576, Ballarat, 3353 or

PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7111 or

Free call: 1800 134 100

Fax: (03) 5331 5625

Email: Finance Office

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Foundation, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

Contact: Mr Andrew Jirik

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7168

Fax: (03) 5331 5625

Email: Foundation

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Historical Commission, Diocesan

Contact: Samantha Fabry

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Fax: (03) 5332 1122

Email:  Historical Commission

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Media Enquiries

Fr Kevin Maloney, Vicar General

Phone: 03 5337 7121 (Mon-Fri office hours)

Email: Media Enquiries

Roman Catholic Trusts Corporation for the Diocese of Ballarat

Contact: Mr Andrew Jirik

Postal Address: PO Box 576, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7111

Fax: (03) 5331 5625

Email:  Roman Catholic Trusts Corporation

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Vicar General

Rev Kevin Maloney VG

Postal Address: PO Box 121, Ballarat, 3353

Phone: (03) 5337 7121

Email:  Vicar General