& Events


Making a Scene at Christmas

5 December 2019

Making a Scene at Christmas is a display of over 500 Christmas Nativities from more than 60 countries.  On display you can:

  • See and smell real frankincense and myrrh;
  • See a coin minted at the time the census was called that brought Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem; and
  • See cultural nativities from Australia, Africa, Asia, North and South America and  Europe;
  • Nativities that prize social justice and the environment.

The final display for 2019 will be held at :

Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Buninyong

from December 12–15

Thursday and Friday between 9.30am – 3.00pm
we welcome school groups


Entry is a gold coin donation. Every one welcome.

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