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World Day of Prayer

20 February 2019

World Day of Prayer is an inspirational, international, intercultural and interdenominational day of prayer around our planet within 24 hours on the first Friday in March annually.  For 92 years Australia has enthusiastically been one of 170 participating countries, with three million Christians involved worldwide last year.

This year World Day of Prayer will be held on March 1.  Opportunities to participate in the diocese:

  • Ararat:  St Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 Barkly Street, 10.00am – March 1
  • Ballarat North: St Columba’s Catholic Church, 801 Lydiard Street, 2.00pm – March 1
  • Buninyong:  St Peter& Paul’s Catholic Church, 701 Fisken Street, 7.00pm – March 1
  • Creswick:  St Augustine’s Catholic Church, 115 Napier Street, 7.00pm – March 1
  • Maryborough:  St Augustine’s Catholic Church, 56 Burke Street, 10.00am – March 1
  • Lake Wendouree:  Nazareth House, 218 Mill Street, 10.00am – March 14

Click here for the World Day of Prayer Australia website

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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