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General News
Church for Sale!

St. Michael's Church, Beeac will be auctioned on Saturday, December 11, 2010. MORE

Faith in Life
Gospel Reflection

Read and reflect on Sunday's Gospel.

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Advent

Daily Advent Prayer Calendar....great preparation for the new season

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Coming Events
The Big Gig

Diocesan youth gathering, Sunday Dec 5th 2010,  all welcome.   A fun day of music, mission & ministry for those interested in social justice action.

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A end of an era


Farewell to Victoria Street, as Damascus College Ballarat becomes a one-campus College.

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Diocesan News
TALKING ABOUT SACRAMENTS

During November the Ballarat Diocese was fortunate to be visited by Fr Elio Capra.

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Diocesan Resource Centre Notice

HOLIDAY TIMES at the Resource Centre - Closing on Wednesday, December 22nd
Re-opening on Monday, January 17th
 

Our Diocesan Community


The final issue of ODC for 2010 is now arriving in Parishes and schools. It can also be read HERE

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

General News
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FUN UNITES BALLARAT REGION SCHOOLS

Four Catholic primary schools from across the region took part in an inter-school billy-cart race at St Patrick's Primary School, Gordon.

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A SPECIAL OUTING

Proving age is no barrier to getting out and having fun, a group of Ballarat seniors recently visited Her Majesty's Theatre to see the Queen of Australian comedy, Denise Drysdale.

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Faith in Life
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CELEBRATING ADVENT

On Thursday, November the 25th the fantastic new Mercy Performing Arts Centre at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Wendouree was bursting with excitement & energy as families focused on Advent.

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In the Parishes
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BALLAN CELEBRATES FIRST MASS SINCE FIRE

Just 20 months after it was gutted by fire, the resurrection of St Brigid's Catholic Church in Ballan is all but complete.  Mass was celebrated at St Brigid's for the first time since the blaze on Sunday, November 28, 2010.

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FAREWELL TO MOONAMBEL CHURCH

It was an end of an era last Sunday when the final Mass was held at the Moonambel Church.

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Diocesan News
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DIOCESAN PASTORAL COUNCIL MEET

On Saturday November 28th the Diocesan Pastoral Council (DPC) met for the final time for 2010. The final DPC meeting of any year has an emphasis on reflection and planning.

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