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Diocesan E-News
General News
Great Fundraising Effort


A special St Patrick’s Day fundraising Dinner held contributed thousands of dollars to education and community.

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Diocesan Office Closures


All Diocesan Offices will be closed for the Public Holidays of Easter and re-open on Wednesday, April 11.

Earth Hour 2012


This initiative on action for climate change aims to reach more than one billion people in cities around the world, inviting communities, business and governments to switch off their lights as part of a global vote on Saturday, March 31st from 8.30 pm – 9.30 pm.  Go to http://www.earthhour.org/

Faith in Life
Victorian Bishops issue Pastoral Letter


The Victorian Bishops will issue a Pastoral Letter on ‘The True Meaning of Marriage’ on Palm Sunday. This letter will be available in all parishes and on the Diocesan website.

Gospel Reflection for Sunday


Take time to read and reflect on this week’s Gospel.

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Coming Events
Rupanyup prepares


An invitation to the Centenary of the Rupanyup Church.

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At Your Service
Easter Ceremonies


For Easter Ceremonies around the Diocese - Click Here.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

General News
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LIONS YOUTH OF THE YEAR

Recently, Damascus College Ballarat School Captain, Anna Haintz, represented  the College and the Buninyong Lions Club at the Regional Final of the National Lions Youth of the Year Award.

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INTRODUCING FR. PETER JOSE

The priests of the Diocese were joined by Father Peter Jose from India who will work in the Diocese for three years.

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In the Parishes
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MERCY SISTERS ACKNOWLEDGED

Sisters Angela and Ursula Caine make a wonderful contribution to their community.

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‘A TASTE OF HARMONY’

Colac parish marked the U.N. International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination in a special way.

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Diocesan News
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CELEBRATIONS IN SUNRAYSIA

Catholic Education Week was the occasion for a special celebration for Primary Schools in the Sunraysia.

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ART SHOW WITH A DIFFERENCE

Catholic Education Week in Ballarat produced some special works of art.

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MAKING THE PAST PRESENT

Voices could be heard across the goldfields as many gathered in St. Alipius Diggings Catholic Church to celebrate the conclusion of Ballarat Catholic Education Week 2012.

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