Parish Community

Sunday and Weekday Mass

Sunday and weekday Mass is celebrated across our five Churches: Our Lady of Victories Basilica, Camberwell, Our Hallows Church, Balwyn, Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Deepdene, Our Holy Redeemer, Surrey Hills and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Wattle Park.  Read more …

A Learning Community

Education in Faith

Across the parishes of Camberwell , Balwyn & Deepdene, there are both regular and periodic programs and opportunities for adult parishioners and young people to grow in their knowledge and experience of God, the Catholic Christian faith and spirituality, as well as build their strengths in responding to life’s challenges.

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A Worshipping Community

Liturgy and the Church

The liturgy is the collective and public worship of the parish community and an encounter with Christ’s presence in the Church.  Across the Parishes of Camberwell, Balwyn & Deepdene there are opportunities to participate in liturgical celebrations and enter ritually into the paschal mystery (the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ).

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An Outreach Community

Outward Looking Church

Across the Parishes of Camberwell, Balwyn & Deepdene there are many opportunities to carry out the mission of Jesus Christ through the Church and to make the world a better place.

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A Responsible Community

Stand in Solidarity

Commitment to the dignity of the human person is drawn from the teaching and mission of Jesus Christ.  Across the Parishes of Camberwell, Balwyn & Deepdene we stand in solidarity with one another and acknowledge through our relationships of interdependence, the need to protect all in our community from harm, especially children and the most vulnerable.  As caretakers of all God has given to us, we respond by accepting our responsibility as ecological stewards to care for and protect our environment and in the responsible management of our resources.

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A Friendship Community


Alive in the Spirit of Christ, the Parishes of Camberwell, Balwyn and Deepdene is a welcoming and inclusive community with opportunities for all to participate and share their gifts and interests with one another.

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A Retirement Living Community

Barnsbury Retirement Village is owned by Balwyn & Deepdene Parish and managed by Villa Maria Catholic Homes.  The village offers residents a unique connection with parish life.

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