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Diocesan E-News
General News
Earth Hour 2014


Earth hour
is the single largest mass movement that helps the world look at climate change.  Millions of people will turn off their lights at 8.30pm this Saturday, March 29.

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Focus On
Our Changing Church #4


Ideas, information and reflection in the area of pastoral planning.

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Faith in Life
Lenten and Easter Resources and Programs


There are a number of resources and programs available for Lent and Easter.

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Reflect on Sunday’s Scripture


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

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Reflection


Prayer for this edition of E-News. 

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Coming Events
Centenary Celebrations


St Francis Xavier Primary School Ballarat East and the Sisters of Mercy have a reason to celebrate.

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Diocesan News
Liturgy formation Program - Change of Dates


The Diocesan Liturgical Commission will be presenting the following Liturgy Formation sessions in the Diocese in 2014. 

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At Your Service
Program for families


Child & Family Services and Centacare Ballarat are pleased to offer a program for adults living in a step/blended family. 

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Loving God, who made the earth and everything in it, we give thanks for our wonderful home - the planet earth.  Teach us to always try to take special care of our earth and all living things on it.  Help us to show respect and give thanks for the earth.  We ask this prayer in the name of your son, Jesus.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

General News
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STUDENTS BATTLE FOR BALLARAT BRAGGING RIGHTS

Students from Australian Catholic University and Federation University Australia took part in the Battle of Ballarat. 

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AINARO ANNIVERSARY BOOK LAUNCHED

The 10 Year Ainaro anniversary book was launched at Ballarat's Harmony Fest on Sunday March 23. 

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Focus On
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NEWS JUST CONFIRMED!

Steve Angrisano will be in Ballarat on Tuesday May 20 as part of his Australian 2014 tour.

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Faith in Life
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EXPERIENCES OF GRACE

Loreto sister, Natalie Houlihan, has already experienced a wide variety of mission and responsibility in just ten years of religious life. 

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In the Parishes
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CELEBRATING SIXTY YEARS

Sr Connie Walsh rsm recently celebrated her Diamond Jubilee as a Sister of Mercy.

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CREATING COMMUNITY AWARENESS

Professor Caroline Taylor AM will conduct a community gathering on Child Sexual Abuse on Wednesday April 2. 

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Diocesan News
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HARMONY – EVERYONE BELONGS

St Joseph’s College Mildura recognised Harmony Day March 21. 

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WALKING FOR A CAUSE

The Loreto College Ballarat 2014 Walkathon on Thursday, March 20 was one of those very special ‘whole school’ community days. 

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SR ASSUMPTA KENT RIP

Sadly, Sr Assumpta rsm passed away on Saturday February 22, 2014.

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FRANCIS HAVEN

Following the Franciscan Provincial Chapter in September 2013 it was decided to withdraw Friars from Francis Haven.

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