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Diocesan E-News
General News
Potential Myanmar Partnership


Teachers /educators interested in being a part of Myanmar’s education future are invited to express interest about an immersion experience.  

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Alternative Schoolies


Another option for schoolies to explore; celebrate, unwind and relax in a tropical island paradise; but also have the opportunity to give back to a local community by engaging with the local children and helping them with their English reading programme and also help with established and ongoing infrastructure projects. 

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Focus On
Our Changing Church #5


Easter for All

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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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Reflection


Prayer for this edition of E-News.

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Diocesan News
Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation


Applications are now open for parishes wishing to apply to the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation for 2014 funding. Please refer to the attachment for details of the program. Applications close on Friday 30th May and we look forward to your application. 

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At Your Service
For your interest


TV transmissions of Holy Week and Easter ceremonies from Rome.

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From the Diocesan Resource Centre


Every so often I am asked to recommend books, particularly for children receiving a sacrament...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

General News
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GOOD-BYE FR HENRY

Fr Henry Nikel has left Ballarat to return home to Poland after twenty-five years in the Diocese.  

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Focus On
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ATTEND THE PROCLAIM CONFERENCE!

The Ballarat Diocese has funding available to assist people to attend the Proclaim Conference in Sydney later this year. 

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In the Parishes
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PALM SUNDAY YOUTH PILGRIMAGE

On Saturday April 12 around sixty people participated in a Palm Sunday Youth Pilgrimage

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CREATING COMMUNITY AWARENESS

A community gathering on Child Sexual Abuse was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Ballarat recently.

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THANK YOU WARRNAMBOOL

The fundraising meal organised by the Australian Chollo Community members in Warrnambool at St Joseph Catholic Church Hall on Saturday 22nd of March was very successful. 

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IN REFLECTION

On Wednesday April 9, a small gathering attended a reflection day presented by Bishop Peter Connors. 

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Diocesan News
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SUBSIDIARITY & THE WORK OF GOVERNANCE

The Ballarat Diocesan Schools Advisory Council (BDSAC) held a forum on School Governance in Horsham on Thursday, March 27.  

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CWL CONFERENCE AT COLAC

The Catholic Women’s League of Victoria and Wagga Wagga gathered together in Colac for their Regional Conference. 

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FAMILY VIOLENCE CONFERENCE: OPENING CLOSED DOORS

A conference on Family Violence on March 29 offered discussion, insight, education and understanding of family violence. 

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