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Diocesan News

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

‘’Get over yourself: the only way to prepare for the Plenary Council’

26 November 2018

Shane Dwyer, the Director of the National Centre for Evangelisation, engages in national conversation on matters relating to sharing our faith.

Lessons from the Long Paddock

25 November 2018

Lessons from the Long Paddock is an initiative offered to the wider Church from the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes.

Social Justice Statement 2018-2019

25 November 2018

Social Justice Statement 2018-2019, "A Place to Call Home: Making a home for everyone in our land" was launched on Social Justice Sunday - September 30

Joy+ Diocesan Youth Festivals - Free!

25 November 2018

Joy+ Youth Festival for 15-30yo. Sunday 25 November 2.00pm-8.00pm Cathedral Precinct Ballarat . Featuring Genevieve Bryant & band with special guests Sam Clear & Sr Elizabeth Young. Come for all or part of the day. A free event including evening meal.

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