People may recognise the inside of St John Vianney Co-Cathedral and the familiar face of Wollongong Bishop Brian Mascord when the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong begins to televise its masses as part of Network Ten's Mass For You At Home.
From Easter Sunday, people can tune into the masses from the comforts of their own home.
The local diocese won the tender after its online broadcasts of masses attracted local and global audiences during the pandemic.
Due to COVID restrictions at places of worship, many have turned to virtual worship services to stay connected to their faith.
Bishop Mascord said the masses would give people who may have little to no internet access the opportunity to tune in to free-to-air TV.
It could also benefit those who are homebound, in prison, aged care facilities and hospitals.
"In parishes across the country, people are trying their best to make the celebration of the Mass something that is beautiful, prayerful and a source of strength," he said.
"Those principles, which sound simple and yet are profound, will be the motivation for our team's production, which will seek to deliver an experience that comforts, inspires and uplifts people."
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The interim chair of the Mass for You at Home National Transition Committee Debra Vermeer said that the interest in broadcasting masses has been heartening.
"Wollongong has, however, been outstanding in the production of audio-visual material for many years, and we're delighted that the diocese is willing to take on this challenge."
According to the Diocese of Wollongong, there are 191,000 Catholics in the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands regions of NSW who are baptised.
Once the masses are broadcasted, people can tune in on demand via Tenplay.
It has been confirmed that AUSLAN will be available for every mass.
The first mass will air on Sunday April 4 6am AEST, and will be Network 10, WIN and Foxtel.
People can also find previous masses by searching Catholic Diocese of Wollongong on Youtube.
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