Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat is a diverse and geographically extensive Diocese of fifty-one parishes which covers the western third of Victoria, extending from the Murray River in the North to the Southern Ocean in the South. Read More

Bishop of Ballarat

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Xt3 Lent Calendar 2017

23 April 2017

Give God a moment this Lent - the theme of the 2017 Xt3 Lent calendar


Mass of the Oils

10 April 2017

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Ballarat at 6.30pm


International Women's Day 2017

8 March 2017

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Council for Australian Catholic Women have provided resources to celebrate International Women's Day 2017


World Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking

8 February 2017

ACRATH invites you to participate in this event and so help to bring about an end to human trafficking and slavery.

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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