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Diocesan News

Liturgy Formation 2019 - REGISTER NOW!

10 April 2019

Camperdown - May 26, 2019

Easter Message 2019

9 April 2019

An Easter Message from Bishop Paul Bird

Pastoral Development Coordinator

27 March 2019

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat invites applications for the position of Diocesan Pastoral Development Coordinator.

Why Stay!

21 March 2019

Francis Sullivan, former CEO of the Catholic Church's Truth Justice and Healing Council, explains why he stays a Catholic.

Project Compassion empowering Australians

19 March 2019

Project Compassion empowering Australians to make a world of difference.

Palm Sunday Events to Support People Seeking Asylum

19 March 2019

Prayer and Reflection and Public Rally for support of people seeking asylum

Ballarat Diocesan Archive Historial Collection

18 March 2019

The collection of historical items housed in the Ballarat Diocesan Archive is gradually becoming available to view online through the Victorian Collections website, established by Museums Victoria.


11 March 2019

This year sees a new direction in the way Religious Education is taught across Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Ballarat.

Statement from Bishop Paul Bird

26 February 2019

Media Statement on Cardinal George Pell.

Sacred Concert with David Parkes

25 February 2019

Listen to David’s incredible witness through a world-wide singing ministry at a Concert to be held at Nazareth House, Ballarat

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