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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BBI-TAITE-ACBC 14th National eConference

9 August 2018

Synodality in Practice: Listening to the Spirit and Leading Change - watch the eConference here

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Plenary Council 2020

6 August 2018

Update on the Plenary Council.

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Nullawil 90th Anniversary

2 August 2018

St Joseph’s, Nullawil Catholic Church, celebrated its 90th anniversary on Sunday, July 8. What a great celebration it was, with over 100 people attending the Mass celebrated by Bishop Paul Bird and Fr Ed Moloney.

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National Redress Scheme

31 July 2018

One of the key recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was the establishment of a National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.

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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