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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

Diocesan Historical Commission Membership

1 February 2019

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

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

St Patrick's Church, Springdallah - Closing Mass

27 January 2019

All are invited to the final Mass at St Patrick's Church, Springdallah on Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Catholic Women Responding to the Spirit

21 January 2019

Stirring the Waters: Catholic Women responding to the Spirit creates the opportunity for theological reflection on what the Spirit is saying to the Australian Church at this time.

World Day of Peace

1 January 2019

Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace is on 1 January 2019

Diocesan Offices Information

20 December 2018

Information on the closing and opening dates of Diocesan Offices over December and January

ACBC Statement on Refugees and Asylum Seekers

20 December 2018

Statement from ACBC President Archbishop Mark Coleridge

Church calls for empowerment of people with disability

3 December 2018

On December 3, we mark the International Day of People with Disability

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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Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353