Usually held on the grounds of Catholic cemeteries in Oregon, annual Memorial Day Masses will this year be combined into a single liturgy to be livestreamed from St. Mary Cathedral in Portland.

Memorial Day is meant to commemorate those who died in service to the nation. It also has come to be a time when families remember all their dead. This year, those who have died during the coronavirus pandemic will be remembered especially.

The Mass is set for Monday, May 25, 10 a.m. at Archbishop Alexander Sample will preside.