& Events


Discernment Papers help sharpen focus for Plenary Council

1 June 2020

Six Discernment and Writing Groups, one each for the six national themes for discernment that emerged from the Council’s Listening and Dialogue phase, were tasked with writing papers to bring some major themes and issues into focus.

Diocesan Pastoral Development Coordinator

1 June 2020

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is seeking a Diocesan Pastoral Development Coordinator.

Coronavirus -- The Church's information and advice

1 June 2020

Updates and Information, resources and links to online Masses, in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

National Sorry Day

26 May 2020

Observed annually on 26 May, National Sorry Day remembers and acknowledges the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were forcibly removed from their families and communities, which we now know as ‘The Stolen Generations’.


100 Years of Brigidine Education in Horsham

6 June 2021

*Please note!: due to the recent and ongoing global state of pandemic, this event has been suspended until further notice.* The Centenary of the Brigidine Sisters' involvement in education in Horsham was to be celebrated during June of 2020.

Warrnambool East

Prayers of the Faithful

29 May 2020



28 May 2020

Have you heard the Good News? CDF has developed an online thanksgiving portal, CDFpay for Parishes.

Warrnambool East

Prayers of the Faithful

22 May 2020

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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Ballarat, Victoria 3353

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Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353