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Diocesan News

Guidelines for the Use of Visual Display Systems in Liturgical Celebrations

19 June 2018

These guidelines provide information on the installation and use of visual display systems in our churches

Closure of St Thomas Aquinas Church Clunes

18 June 2018

A large crowd attended the afternoon event to wish farewell to the Harmonium organ and acknowledge the closure of St Thomas Aquinas Church Clunes.

Catholic Super CEO heads up sustainable investment talks with global leaders in Rome

15 June 2018

Global leaders in the Catholic and business community converged in Vatican City this week for the 3rd Rome Roundtable, cementing actions to make the world’s economy fairer and more sustainable.

Catholic Professional Standards Ltd

12 June 2018

Consultation Forums with Survivors, their Families and Advocates

World Environment Day

5 June 2018

June 5. Beat Plastic Pollution. If you can't reuse it, refuse it

Thomas Groome

31 May 2018

Professor Thomas Groome was in the Ballarat Diocese to present workshops for Catholic school staff, school leaders, clergy and parish communities.

Catholic Education Week

31 May 2018

Celebrations for Catholic Education Week were launched on Friday, May 18 with a Mass of Thanksgiving at St Patrick’s Cathedral Ballarat followed by the annual 30 Years of Service Award Dinner.

WYD Ballarat Diocese Pilgrimage

21 May 2018

Ballarat Diocese is part of the Australian Pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Panama with Pope Francis in January 2019.

New Evangelisation - Planting Seeds through Family and Parish

18 May 2018

Professor Thomas Groome will present this workshop in the Ballarat Diocese. Register to attend this event.

World Communications Day

2 May 2018

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, which is this coming Sunday, May 6, marks the celebration of World Communications Day in Australia.

Feast of St Joseph the Worker

1 May 2018

A Fair Day’s Pay – for the dignity of workers and the good of all

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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