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Diocesan News

Rite of Election 2019

18 February 2019

RCIA-RCIC Rite of Election 2019 Response Form

The Year Begins

14 February 2019

School communities in Ballarat gathered to celebrate the beginning of the 2019 school year with Mass.

The Catholic Man Breakfast Series - Hosted by MenAlive

11 February 2019

Men of all ages are invited to a Catholic Man Breakfast to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Craig’s Royal Hotel in Ballarat. The Breakfast will be hosted by Bishop Paul Bird CSsR.

Time to end slavery

8 February 2019

8 February 2019 - World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking

National Redress Scheme

5 February 2019

The Catholic Church and the National Redress Scheme

Bread 4 Today

5 February 2019

The Redemptorists of Australia and New Zealand are pleased to provide Bread 4 Today - a prayer APP for life.

International Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action against Human Trafficking

4 February 2019

Events to celebrate the Feast of St Josephine Bahkita, Patron Saint of modern slavery and human trafficking

Final Masses at Yambuk, Orford and Hawkesdale

2 February 2019

Final Masses will be celebrated for St Joseph's Church Hawkesdale and St John's Church Orford

Sacred Concert with David Parkes

2 February 2019

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

Diocesan Historical Commission Membership

1 February 2019

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the Ballarat Diocesan Historical Commission.

Mission Inspired Leadership 2019 Series

30 January 2019

Catholic Social Services Victoria is offering a professional development program for Leaders and Board Directors

World Youth Day events on demand

27 January 2019

World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope, typically celebrated every three years. Video of the WYD events is available for viewing on demand here

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