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Diocesan News

An End of an Era Celebration at St Michael’s School, Springbank

3 December 2016

St Michael's School Springbank will close at the end of the 2016 school year and we will be celebrating the life and times of the school.

Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) Limited launched

23 November 2016

A new independent company to be established by the Catholic Church to develop, audit and report on compliance with professional standards to protect children and vulnerable people was announced by church leaders.

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the visit of Saint John Paul II to Australia

21 November 2016

Statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

140 Years Ss Michael & John’s Parish, Horsham

20 November 2016

Ss Michael & John’s Parish, Horsham celebrates 140 years this year.

Mass of Thanksgiving for the Jubilee Year of Mercy

13 November 2016

You are invited to a Mass of Thanksgiving for the blessings of the Holy Year of Mercy

Boundless Plains

3 November 2016

Fr Andrew Hayes presents "Boundless Plains - The Spoken Word" on November 3, 2016 at Wendouree, supporting the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

Beyond the Year of Mercy Retreat

30 October 2016

Retreat afternoon for all adults

It's time to bring them here

26 October 2016

Statement in support of offshore detainees by Archbishop Denis Hart, President, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

World Mission Month 2016

23 October 2016

World Mission Day is Sunday, October 23, 2016.

Priesthood Vocations Retreat Day

12 October 2016

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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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Ballarat, Victoria 3353