If you are experiencing difficulties viewing this email click here to view in your browser

Diocesan E-News
Focus On
A Healthy Lesson


More than 500 Catholic primary school children filled Ballarat Badminton Stadium last week for a special fitness festival.

MORE
Faith in Life
Sunday's Gospel Reflection

Take a moment with the Gospel for this Sunday.

MORE
Coming Events
For Your Information


Golden Jubilee Celebrations -
Former parishioners are invited to the Golden Jubilee celebrations of St Michael’s Presbytery, Wycheproof. 10.30am Mass in St Michael’s Church on Sunday 11th October followed by morning tea and lunch.

Social Justice Sunday 2009 - The Catholic Bishops of Australia have just launched their 2009 Social Justice Sunday Statement, in which they reflect of the events of World Youth Day in 2008 and support young people’s commitment to social justice.

MORE
Diocesan News
Book Launch in Ballarat


On the evening of September 8th the Torney Room at ACU – Aquinas Campus was packed to capacity to witness the launch of “LET THE SON SHINE: An Australian Catholic Response To Climate Change”.

MORE
Clergy Moves


Bishop Connors recently announced new clergy appointments.

MORE

Thursday, 17 September 2009

General News
[thumbnail]
BALLARAT PRESENCE AT CSSV ANNUAL DINNER

Centacare Ballarat Chair Mary Darcy and CEO David Beaver were among those from the Ballarat Diocese who gathered in Melbourne for the fourth annual Catholic Social Services Dinner, on 28 August 2009.

MORE
[thumbnail]
MERCY ASSOCIATES GATHER

Sisters of Mercy and Mercy Associates of the Ballarat East Congregation gathered last Saturday with Bishop Connors for the Annual Commitment celebration.

MORE
[thumbnail]
LOCAL PRESENTER FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Ballarat Mercy Sister, Dr. Elizabeth Dowling, will be one of the presenters for the next National E-Conference.

MORE
In the Parishes
[thumbnail]
CONSULTATION IN BALLARAT

The six parishes within the City of Ballarat are presently looking at options for the future through a consultation process launched last weekend.

MORE
[thumbnail]
TWO MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES

Recently, students from St. Mary’s School, Sea Lake, enjoyed two very different experiences.

MORE
Diocesan News
[thumbnail]
ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD

Family, friends and parishioners filled St. Mary’s Church, Colac, for the Ordination to the Priesthood of Fr. James McKay.

MORE