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Diocesan E-News
General News
Youth Festival Art Exhibition


Closing date for entries has been extended until November 15.

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Focus On
Our Changing Church #13


Reflection and information.

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Faith in Life
Reflect on Sunday’s Scripture


Take the time to read and reflect on Sunday’s Gospel.

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Reflections for The Year Of Faith


Prayer for this edition of E-News. 

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In the Parishes
Celebrating 150 Years of Faith


You are invited to join the Cathedral Parish for their 150th anniversary celebrations in November 2013!

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Coming Events
Francis Sullivan to visit Ballarat


Mr. Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC) has accepted an invitation to come to Ballarat.

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Living Liturgy


Save the date! A great opportunity for some adult faith formation.

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Nazareth House


Annual Fete on Saturday 16th November.

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Diocesan News
Integrity in the Service of the Church


The Bishop has asked that Parish and School Communities familiarise themselves with the document, Integrity in the Service of the Church.  A resource document to assist bodies of Church worker in their work in the Church. 

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At Your Service
Journals to Read!


There are many journals that the Diocesan Resource Centre subscribes to.

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Thursday, 7 November 2013

In the Parishes
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NURTURING THE SPIRIT

A group of dedicated people in Ballarat and surrounds have been offering Reflection Days.  

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‘A LOVED SERVANT’

Hundreds gathered at Sacred Heart Church in Mildura recently to pay their respects to Father Frank Monaghan.

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CELEBRATING MARRIAGE

A Sunday Mass recently brought memories for many at St Mary’s Parish Hamilton, when parishioners were offered a special Marriage blessing.  

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CATHOLIC SPIRITUALITY

Our Lady Help of Christians Parish Wendouree recently hosted a “Catholic Spirituality” adult faith forum. 

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ON A MISSION!

St Mary’s School Hamilton prepared a day of reflection, learning and fundraising to support Catholic Mission

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Diocesan News
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BRIGIDINE SISTERS COME TO ARARAT

In November the Parish of Ararat will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the arrival of the first Brigidine Sisters.

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TRIBUTE TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE

Mark Bromley has worked for the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat for twenty five years today, November 7th.

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TRAINING CAMP FOR INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE HOPEFULS

Damascus College student Bethany Claridge has been selected to attend the elite Australian Science Olympiad Summer School. 

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MONIVAE VISIT

Monivae College was deeply honoured to have Bishop Paul Bird CSsR visit the school twice recently. 

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ANNUAL GATHERING!

Once again a very happy and successful assembly of Pastoral Associates and Parish Leaders took place at Halls Gap.

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CENTACARE TO LAUNCH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE

Can you imagine a Christmas without toys! 

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