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Diocesan News

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday

7 July 2019

Resources and information to celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday on July 7, 2019

A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of Victoria

19 June 2019

To the People, Clergy and Religious Catholic communities in Victoria re Voluntary Assisted Dying

Reflections on Lay Pastoral Ministry

13 June 2019

A series of reflections on Lay Pastoral Ministry by Bernadette Wurlod.

Listen with the ear of your heart

13 June 2019

Across the Diocese of Ballarat from May 26 – May 31, sixty-four schools educating 18,500 students celebrated Catholic Education Week.

National Themes for Discernment announced

11 June 2019

The Plenary Council 2020 moves into its next phase of preparation with the announcement of the National Themes for Discernment

Diocesan Vision Statement

3 June 2019

Bishop Paul has endorsed a process to develop a Vision for the Diocese for now and coming years

Diocesan & State RCIA Conferences -

1 June 2019

Save the date for these important events!

Sponsorship Opportunity - Australian Pastoral Musicians Network Conference 2019

1 June 2019

The Ballarat Diocesan Liturgical Commission is offering sponsorship for six people from across the diocese to attend the 2019 APMN Conference

Strategic Planning 2020 – 2024

29 May 2019

During 2019 Catholic Education Ballarat will be planning for our Diocesan Education Community 2020 - 2024.

Catholic Education Week 2019

26 May 2019

Sunday, May 26 - Friday, May 31, "Listen with the Ear of Your Heart."

World Communication Day

20 May 2019

In Australia, World Communications Day will this year be celebrated on Sunday, May 26.

Final Mass for Sacred Heart Church, Lavers Hill

16 May 2019

Final Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, May 19, 2019

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