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Diocesan E-News
General News
"Getting Involved Globally"


Catholic Mission is offering an opportunity for adults to participate in an immersion experience to both Timor Leste (21-30th July, 2014) and Ethiopia (20th September to 4th October, 2014). 

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ĎA Crown for Australia'


The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) is preparing for the launch in September of the Australia Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2014–2015, which is entitled, ‘A Crown for Australia: Striving for the best in our sporting nation’.  

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Focus On
Our Changing Church #9


'The ever-flowing stream'

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Faith in Life
Reflect on Sundayís 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
menAlive Menís Weekend


The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat will host the men’s weekend on October 4-5, 2014 at St Patrick’s Hall, Ballarat. 

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Project Compassion 2014


Caritas Australia has thanked thousands of generous supporters, including schools and parishes, right across Australia who joined in solidarity with the world’s poor during Project Compassion 2014.  

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Wednesday, 16 July 2014

General News
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CELEBRATING A LIFE OF SERVICE

Dr Mary Nuttall rsm is synonymous with teaching at Australian Catholic University’s Ballarat campus.  

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In the Parishes
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RETIRING!

Fr Brendan Davey will retire after fifty-three years of service to the Diocese on July 23, 2014. 

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BUS TRIP TO WERRIMULL

On a very cold, wintery Sunday morning recently Di Eagle went on her first journey to celebrate Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Werrimull. 

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ST BRIGIDíS CROSSLEY CENTENARY

The Crossley community gathered to mark the Centenary of the opening of the Church in 1914 by Bishop Higgins of Ballarat. 

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Coming Events
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A MORAL IMPERATIVE

A Moral Imperative: Bringing an End to Modern Slavery - an information session to discover the realities of human trafficking in today’s world is being hosted by the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans.  

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Diocesan News
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TONGAN MANAGERS RECEIVE WARM WELCOME

Continuing the practise of ongoing staff exchanges through the Tonga Twinning Program, St John of God Ballarat Hospital recently welcomed three visiting Tongan managers for a four week long exchange. 

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LOOKING FORWARD GATHERINGS

Everyone in the Diocese is invited to attend one of the Looking Forward Gatherings to discuss pastoral planning drawing on the issues raised in the Looking Forward document.  

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