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Diocese of Ballarat

Dioecesis Ballaratensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Bernard Bird, C.SS.R., Bishop
  • Peter Joseph Connors, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 March 1874
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Melbourne
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 58,000 (22,402 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.ballarat.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: 5 Lyons St. South, Ballarat, Vic. 3350, Australia
  • Telephone: (03)5337.7121
  • Fax: 5332.1122

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 March 1874ErectedDiocese of Melbourne Diocese of Ballarat (erected)
Diocese of Sandhurst (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195964,110305,00021.0%963212850011044546ap1960
196674,016300,00024.7%954113654414248450ap1967
196875,399354,40021.3%92371295849648851ap1971
198081,900353,00023.2%85291147187634454ap1981
199088,300354,00024.9%85171028654920354ap1991
199996,877379,85125.5%6713801,2103320052ap2000
200096,877379,85125.5%6614801,2103319952ap2001
200196,877379,85125.5%5715721,3453419352ap2002
200296,877379,85125.5%5510651,4902617952ap2003
200396,877379,85125.5%5510651,4902517752ap2004
200496,877379,85125.5%5410641,5132716752ap2005
200697,900384,00025.5%5411651,5062914852ap2007
2012104,600418,00025.0%576631,6602010351ap2013
2015103,600414,00025.0%478551,883128751ap2016

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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