& Events


New Evangelisation - Planting Seeds through Family and Parish

18 May 2018

Professor Thomas Groome will present this workshop
in the Diocese of Ballarat

Saturday, 26 May, 2018
OLHC Wendouree Parish Centre, 
480A Gillies Street North
from 9.00am - 12.30pm. 

Tea & coffee available.

Audience: Parish, School Leadership and Clergy


Dr Thomas Groome is a senior Professor of Theology and Religious Education at Boston College. He currently serves as Director of BC’s Church in the 21st Century Center whose mission is to be “a catalyst and resource for the renewal of the Catholic Church.”

An award-winning author, Tom has written or edited some ten books, over two hundred essays and two primary school catechetical curricula. His best known major books are Christian Religious Education (1980), Sharing Faith (1991), Educating for Life (2002), What Makes us Catholic (2000) and Will There be Faith (2011).

Dr Groome has received many awards, including “Masters Teaching Award” from Boston College’s School of Arts and Sciences. His lifelong passion is that Catholic education be Education From and For Faith and that our catechesis enables people to bring life to faith and faith to life.

Click here for a copy of the flyer.

For any further enquiries, please contact the Catholic Education Office,
ph. 5337 7135.


Registrations close on Friday, May 18, 2018


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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Ballarat, Victoria 3353

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5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353