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Diocesan Women's Council

Stirring the Waters – Women’s Colloquium

CACW Colloquium160 women attended the Council for Australian Catholic Women 2019 Women's Colloquium on 22-24 February in Adelaide. Stirring the Waters: Catholic Women responding to the Spirit created the opportunity for theological reflection on what the Spirit is saying to the Australian Church at this time.

Nine women from the Ballarat Diocese attended the Colloquium. You can read their report here

Woman and Christ, One in Christ Jesus download here


The Participation of Women in the 2020 Plenary Council here


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The Diocesan Women’s Council of Ballarat works with the Bishop and the women and men of the Diocese of Ballarat regarding issues affecting women in the Diocese.



Diocesan Women's Council
PO Box 576
Email:  Diocesan Women's Council






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