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

Latest News


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

26 August 2017

Hosted by the Diocese of Ballarat through the Social Justice Commission, all are welcome to attend this free event


Open to all - Synod Questionnaire about Youth, Faith and Discernment

15 August 2017

As part of the preparations for the XV Ordinary Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, Pope Francis wants to hear from Dioceses around the world.


National Vocations Awareness Week: July 30 - August 6, 2017

6 August 2017

Each year in August the Church in Australia celebrates National Vocations Awareness Week (NVAW).


Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation

25 July 2017

Report from the recent Annual General Meeting & Grant Application Forms.

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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

All Enquiries

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