By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – For the second year in a row, there was no Labor Day Parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic.READ MORE: A Special Relationship: Truck Driver Helps Lift The Spirits Of Young Boy With Cystic Fibrosis
In place of a parade, the Allegheny County Labor Council continued its “Weekend Of Service.”
On Sunday, members gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral for a special Labor Day mass.READ MORE: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Sending Food To Louisiana To Help With Hurricane Relief
Bishop David Zubik said the holiday is especially important to the people of Pittsburgh.
“We have a deep respect for the blessing for labor and that we can appreciate what it means to work for justice among all of our workers,” said Bishop David Zubik. “Especially to appreciate everything people do for us.”MORE NEWS: About 50 Bus Routes To Be Detoured For Rescheduled St. Patrick's Day Parade
Other events that took place this weekend by the council included a blood drive and a veteran memorial cleanup.