As Easter is a time of reflection, the Catholic Bishop of Bathurst Michael McKenna proclaims the good news of Easter could not have come at a better time.
For this year's Easter celebrations, Bishop McKenna will be live-streaming services from the Cathedral of St Michael and St John in Bathurst.
"Worshipers can visit the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst Facebook Page and BathurstDioceseComms Youtube channel to watch the services," he said.
"It will run for approximately 45 minutes."
"We have been fortunate enough to already have the experience of live-streaming and our worshipers are grateful that they're still able to take part in the services."
Bishop McKenna will celebrate the Easter Triduum at the following times Good Friday service at 3pm, Saturday's vigil at 7:30pm, and Easter Sunday's mass at 10am which will be delivered by Father Paul Devitt.
He also reflected on how Australians have been hard hit with the coronavirus outbreak and that our lives have been disrupted with some loss of livelihood.
"During this time of Easter when people would normally take the Eucharist, we want to reinforce the notion that it doesn't stay at the door," he said.
"Everyone has been, some more severely than others, by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even for most people, who will not get sick, the disruptions to our social and economic life are already here."
"But the pandemic has shown goodness and selflessness in communities, and we would like to see that continue beyond Easter."
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