& Events


Listening and Discerning in Nhill

11 December 2019

Celebrating all Faiths

ACYF pilgrims told to be courageous

11 December 2019

Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has encouraged thousands of young Catholics to leave the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival ready to open their hearts and lives to Jesus.

150th anniversary of the opening of the First Vatican Council

8 December 2019

Sunday, December 8, marked the 150th anniversary of the opening of the First Vatican Council.

Making a Scene at Christmas

5 December 2019

Making a Scene at Christmas, a display of nativities from at least 40 different nations from all continents (except Antarctica), is back this year.


Mountain of Fun Run/Walk 2020

1 March 2020

The Mountain of Fun Run/Walk will be held again on March 1, 2020. It's a great day and a fundraiser for St Brendan's Primary School, Dunnstown.

Warrnambool East

Christmas Mass Times

27 November 2019


Bungaree Parish Remembrance Mass

25 November 2019

A change of venue for our Remembrance Mass did not deter our annual parish celebration


Horsham Parish Mission with Fr Richard Leonard SJ

23 November 2019

Fr Richard will present the Mission program and celebrate and preach at Horsham and Murtoa Parish Masses

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