Earlier today it was announced that Channel 10’s ‘Mass For You At Home’ would be coming to an end after a whopping 49 years on Aussie television.
However, it appears the show will in fact be returning, but with a few changes!
For those unfamiliar with the show, its basic premise is to allow viewers to participate in a Sunday Mass from the comfort of their home.
“The final Mass for Mass For You At Home will be broadcast on Channel 10 on January 3, 2021,” a show spokesperson announced in a since redacted statement.
“We, the people who have worked on the program for many, many years, are deeply saddened that this day has come. A history of the program is currently being written by the priests, readers, signers, technicians and producers of the program and will be available for viewers to keep as a memento in late January. More details will be available soon.
“We will miss you, the viewers, who have become a part of our lives and trust that you will find a way to keep in touch with your faith and the Church in the future. Take care and God bless.”
The final Mass for Mass For You At Home will be broadcast on Channel 10 on January 3, 2021. We, the people who have…
However, the show has since redacted that statement, writing: “It seems the Archbishop and The Bishop’s Conference have now decided to broadcast Masses on Ten from parishes into the future. This is wonderful news for our viewers.
“While it will certainly change the style and intent of the original program, it will allow those who rely on the TV Mass to maintain their connection to this program. No further details are available.”