It was a return to normality for religious parishioners as they were able to return to their pews in time for Easter service this year.
While many churches maintained their online services and livestreams for community members unable to physically attend, this was a return to the usual Easter traditions after COVID-19 hampered the festive time last year.
It was more than a service for some as church-goers were able to attend church services for Easter in person this year.
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Parishioners at St Johns in Launceston said they enjoyed this years service and being in among friends to mark the important religious holiday.
Last year, many worshippers were confided to spending time indoors and streaming an Easter service online as the coronavirus pandemic put a stop to any in-person services.
Churches across Northern Tasmania bought back the full array of services with the Easter celebrations beginning on Maundy Thursday through to Easter Sunday for some churches.
Melbourne traveller Kirsten Bryce came to Tasmania with her family for a getaway and made a special stop to participate in the Easter Sunday service at St Johns.
"We're down here for Easter and even though we can't be with our community, it is still important that we join together with other Christians and celebrate the fact that Jesus is risen and we're all saved," she said.
Last year, the Bryce family experienced their Easter service via a stream on a computer screen. Ms Bryce said that it was wonderful to be able to participate in mass in-person.
"We sat at home and we had our Easter broadcast via a video so it was completely different but it is nice to be able to get out after COVID and experience it with other people," she said.
"It's good, it's nice to be able to come together rather than do it separately, we've enjoyed being part of this."
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