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.

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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.

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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.”

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Other events that took place this weekend by the council included a blood drive and a veteran memorial cleanup.