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Parish News


Fr Shane Mackinlay to be next Bishop of Sandhurst

24 July 2019

Bishop Paul Bird shared the news that Pope Francis has appointed Fr Shane Mackinlay as the new Bishop of Sandhurst. The Episcopal Ordination will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12.00noon in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo.

Warrnambool East


22 July 2019

Warrnambool West & Dennington

St John's Primary School Dennington - 100 years

3 June 2019

Save the date - March 22, 2020

Warrnambool East

Statement of Commitment

22 May 2019

Warrnambool East

Code of Conduct

22 May 2019

Warrnambool East

Child Safety Policy

22 May 2019

Apollo Bay

Final Mass for Sacred Heart Church, Lavers Hill

16 May 2019

Final Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, May 19, 2019

Port Fairy

Farewell Luncheon

4 April 2019


Mass Times for the Easter Period

1 April 2019

Mass Times for Ouyen throughout the Easter Period


Lenten Discussion Group

1 April 2019

The Lenten discussion Group is an ecumenical group that meets each Tuesday at 9:30 am, in St Joseph's Parish Centre

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