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Diocesan News

Liturgy Formation Sessions

16 July 2017

Formation Sessions are being offered for the Diocesan Sacramental Program, "Let the Children Come", Funeral Ministry and Lectors

RCIA Victorian State Seminar

3 July 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017. "Ask, See, Knock: Joyful Encounters of RCIA"

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Resources 2017

2 July 2017

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council have produced resources to assist in your celebration of this significant day on July 2, 2017.

National Pastoral Planners Conference

6 June 2017

"Vine & Branches: Yearning to Belong" - September 4-7, 2017 in Melbourne. This conference will be an opportunity for clergy, pastoral associates and pastoral planners to reflect upon the signs of the time and move forward with hope.

Pope Francis Wants to Hear You!

6 June 2017

Young people across Australia are being called to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church through an online survey published by the Australian Bishops.

Lessons from the Long Paddock

6 June 2017

The Diocese of Wilcannia- Forbes is offering an econference online event called: Lessons from the Long Paddock on Tuesday June 6, 2017

World Environment Day

5 June 2017

The Diocesan Ecological and Sustainability Group invites all people of the Diocese to celebrate World Environment Day today, Monday, June 5.

Climate Change Petition

5 June 2017

To call on Australia to act more urgently for climate justice, a Community Climate Petition has been launched.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017: May 28 - June 4

4 June 2017

The National Council of Churches in Australia provides resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017

National Reconciliation Week

3 June 2017

Each year National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

Shannon's Bridge

31 May 2017

Connecting patients and families with services to help with home based care at end of life

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