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  • St Mary’s
    1 Gellibrand Street, Colac
  • St Peter’s
    Skene Street, Birregurra
  • St Joseph’s
    35-37 Lyons Street, Cressy


Postal Address
PO Box 310
Colac  VIC  3250
Street Address
3 Gellibrand Street
Colac  VIC  3250
Phone (03) 5231 2177
Fax (03) 5231 2189

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 6.00pm
Sunday 9:00am, 11.00am
2nd Sunday of Every Month at 9.00am.*
2nd Friday of Every Month at 6.30pm.*
*Please check with Presbytery to confirm
Latest Parish Bulletin - 12 Jul 2020 Read More View Archives

Our Parish

The first Mass to be held in Colac was in 1857.

The Parish of St Mary's has seen many changes over the years.

 Our Mission:

"St Mary’s Colac is a community of believers, who strive to bring Christ’s good news to the people of Colac and district. Through service, caring and love we aim to create an environment of respect and understanding in which every one can grow"


Parish Priest:

Rev Michael O'Toole

(Rev Michael is also the Supervising Priest for the Cororooke Parish).


Catholic Schools

Trinity College
Principal: Mr Paul Clohesy
Deputy Principal: Mrs Cheryl Pefanis
119 Hart Street (PO Box 23), 3250
Ph: 52339200 Fax: 5232 1447
Sacred Heart Primary School
Principal: Mr Jack Lenaghan
125 Hart St Colac 3250
Ph: 5231 5292 Fax: 5231 1369
St. Mary’s Primary School
Principal: Mr Michael Mahoney
15-27 Calvert St Colac 3250
Ph: 5231 3640   Fax: 5232 1268


St Mary's Parish Child Safety

St Mary's parish is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and vulnerable adults.

Child Safety Policy

Code of Conduct

Statement of Commitment

Child Safeguarding Officer: Mr Phillip Johnson

Parish News


7 November 2017

Trinity College Colac celebrated milestones and openings.

Family Groups

16 November 2015

The Passionist Family Groups have been operating successfully in Colac for twenty-three and a half years.

Parish Map

St Mary’s

1 Gellibrand Street, 1 Gellibrand Street

St Peter’s

Skene Street, Skene Street

St Joseph’s

35-37 Lyons Street, 35-37 Lyons Street

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