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Plenary Council – National Theme for Discernment #3

8 July 2019

How is God calling us to be a Christ- centred Church that is Prayerful and Eucharistic? This National Theme for Discernment is inspired by the voices of the People of God who shared how deeply they treasured the Eucharist and the sacramental and liturgical life of the Church.

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

Bishop Paul talks about his visit to Rome!

3 July 2019

A video update from Bishop Paul during the Australian Bishop's Ad Limina visit to Rome

Plenary Council – National Theme for Discernment #2

2 July 2019

How is God calling us to be a Christ- centred Church that is Inclusive, Participatory and Synodal?

Plenary Council – National Theme for Discernment #1

26 June 2019

How is God calling us to be a Christ-centred Church that is Missionary and Evangelising?

Reflections on Lay Pastoral Ministry

25 June 2019

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

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

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 & State RCIA Conferences -

1 June 2019

Save the date for these important events!

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."

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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