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Diocesan News

Horsham Parish Mission with Fr Richard Leonard SJ

28 October 2017

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

Promote Care, Oppose Euthanasia

16 October 2017

Information regarding the proposed legalisation of euthanasia and assisted suicide and the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017

Anti Poverty Week and Catholic Mission month

12 October 2017

The Bishop’s Social Justice Commission wishes to draw the attention of parishes and schools that there is two foci during the month of October.

Year of Youth

12 October 2017

Year of Youth starts December 3, 2017.

Youth and Young Adult Ministry Update

11 October 2017

100+ going to Sydney Festival & WYD 2019 plans

Rest in Peace Fr Paul

11 October 2017

Fr Paul Mercovich died in Alice Springs on September 22 while on holidays.

Bishop visits the Bungaree Parish

9 October 2017

Bishop Paul made his five-yearly visit to the Bungaree parish from September 8 - September, 11, 2017.

SVDP Festival Mass and Meeting

9 October 2017

Sunday, August 6 was a day of celebration for all Vincentians in the North West Central Council (NWCC).

Beaufort & Linton Parish Mission with Fr Richard Leonard SJ

4 October 2017

Being Catholic in the 21st Century Mission to be held October 14-18, 2017

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Paul Bird CSsR

14 September 2017

Marriage according to Pope Francis

Social Justice Statement 2017-2018

14 September 2017

Social Justice Sunday will be celebrated this year on September 24, 2017.

World Mission Month

12 September 2017

October is World Mission Month - World Mission Day is October 22 and Children's Mission Day is October 25

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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