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For Youth Ministry Leaders

The Diocesan Vision for Youth Ministry is set out in Anointed and Sent with three core goals and eight focus areas. You can access it here.

Are you leading a Youth Group or running a Youth Event?
If you are leading a Youth Group or having Youth Events in your Parish, please use the following Forms appropriate to your event. It is necessary that you have the required permission and contact details especially if you have under 18yo's attending. Please download the forms you need from the list below:

All Leaders should be familiar with the Diocesan Policies and Codes:

Integrity in the Service of the Church

A core document for those working in the church (volunteers or paid).  A good resource for Youth Ministry Teams. Download here.


Our friends in the Office of Youth, Melbourne Archdiocese, have a new Youth Ministry handbook here


The 'Follow' Series ~ Ignite Grow USB - $50
'Follow' is a Catholic faith series exploring what it means to know and follow Jesus. Targeted to young people, whether they are discovering faith for the first time or wanting to refresh something they have always known.
The 'Follow' Series consists of five sessions: 
Jesus Knows, Jesus Loves, Jesus Heals, Jesus Calls, and Jesus Sends.
The USB includes: Participant Booklets, Leaders Manuals, Multimedia content for each session, the rights to make unlimited copies of PDFs, and a youth friendly Examination of Conscience and Guide to Reconciliation.


Our friends at the Melbourne Archdiocesan Office of Youth have put together some great resources for sharing:

You can download these above, or along with other good stuff at:






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