Saturday, November 26, 2022 UTC

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER! “Slava Isusu Christtu” (SLA-VA EE-SUE-SUE KRI-STU) “Slava na Veeky” (SLA-VA NA VyEE-KEE)

All are welcome to worship with us! Here you will find orthodoxy of faith, purity of doctrine, beauty of worship, and a lasting commitment for holiness among people.

The Parish Mission: “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37-39)

We do our Faith by: “Go Therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:19)

Saints Cyril & Methodius parish is located in Cary, NC at the northwest corner of Tryon Road and Piney Plains Road. Please join us for Divine Liturgy on Sundays and Holy Days as well as stay for refreshments in the Parish Hall afterwards. All are Welcome to Attend Church Activities & Celebrations!

NOTE: Please see posts below and calendar to right for special events and other scheduled Matins, Vespers, Hours, Confessions and Divine Liturgies. Please see “Tabs” above for additional information.

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NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST/NATIVITY FAST

Message from Fr Vasyl about the Nativity Fast and his suggestions for observing the Fast: Philip’s fast message Fr Vasyl Nov 2022 This link provides additional information as well: https://www.byzcath.org/index.php/faith-mainmenu-38/40-fasts-a-feasts/2019-philips-fast-advent To learn more about the Christmas Liturgical Season & the Nativity Fast: https://mci.archpitt.org/liturgy/Christmas_Fast.html EMMANUEL MOLEBEN – A Service of Prayer for the Christmas Fast: EmmanuelMoleben… Continue Reading …

NOV 27: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

   NOV 27:  CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. As we approach the holiday season, please keep in mind that the annual St. Nicholas Tree will be set up soon in the church hall. In keeping with the traditions of St. Nicholas, this tree has been… Continue Reading …

GOD WITH US ONLINE: FALL SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2022 SCHEDULE

God With Us Online is dedicated to the catechetical renewal of Eastern Catholics in the United States. The Eastern Catholic Eparchial Directors of Religious Education are offering 5 free webinars from September to December 2022 that you can register and view here to help you in your understanding of Eastern Christianity:  http://easterncatholic.org In order to… Continue Reading …

NOV 30: COMMEMORATION OF ST. ANDREW APOSTLE

     NOV 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Each year on November 30th we commemorate St. Andrew who was the first to accept the Lord’s call to be an apostle, and was one of the first men to follow the Lord’s precursor, St. John the Baptist. St. Andrew, after finding and being found by… Continue Reading …

DEC 2: DIVINE LITURGY

     DEC 2: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/    

DEC 4: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

DEC 4: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM,  DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED)(OUTDOORS, WEATHER PERMITING). PROPERS: Sunday_T1_DL Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream GOD WITH US ONLINE CATECHETICAL RESOURCES FOR 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST: The Gospel Reading for this Sunday is Luke 17: 12-19 – The Healing of the… Continue Reading …

DEC 4: FEAST OF ST. BARBARA

St. Barbara is the patron saint of miners, artillerymen and firemen. Her traditional feast day is December 4th. According to legend, her father, a pagan emperor, persecuted Christians. He kept her a virgin by locking her up in a tower when he was away. One day he returned home noticing the tower with 3 instead… Continue Reading …

DEC 5: COMMEMORATION OF OUR HOLY FATHER SABBAS, THE SANCTIFIED, VENERABLE

On December 5th we commemorate our Holy Father Sabbas, the Sanctified, and Hegemon-Abbot. He was born in 439 in Moutalaska, a small village of Cappadocia. He entered monastic life as a young man and was tutored by the monastic, Euthymius the Great, the teacher of the desert.  Later in life, he became the spiritual father… Continue Reading …

DEC 6: FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS OF MYRA ARCHBISHOP (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

   DEC 6: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. AFTER LITURGY THERE WILL BE A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS. PROPERS: 12-06_Nicholas_DL Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream The Gospel Reading is Luke 6:17-23. In this Gospel Jesus comes to talk to the “multitudes” on a level plain or place.… Continue Reading …

DEC 9 & 10: 15TH ANNUAL STS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS, ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

15th Annual (2022) St. Nicholas Market will be at the NC Fairgrounds Holshouser Building! Mark your calendars for: Friday Dec. 9 from 5-9 pm and Saturday Dec. 10 from 10:00 am to 5 pm to attend the celebration of the season in the spirit of European Christmas Markets, and as always, listed as a top… Continue Reading …

DEC 7 & 8: FEAST OF THE MATERNITY OF HOLY ANNA (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

     DEC 7: VESPERS – 6:00 PM; DEC 8: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. NOTE: the annual St. Nicholas Tree has been set up and is decorated with envelopes.   If you wish to participate, please take an envelope and return it to the collection basket with a cash or check donation (made payable… Continue Reading …

DEC 11: SUNDAY OF THE HOLY FOREFATHERS (2ND SUNDAY BEFORE THE NATIVITY)

    DEC 11:  CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED); ECF  -10:15 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. NOTE: the annual St. Nicholas Tree has been set up and is decorated with envelopes.   If you wish to participate, please take an envelope and return it to the collection basket with… Continue Reading …

DEC 12: COMMEMORATION OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

On December 12th each year, we also celebrate the Feast of Our Lady (Theotokos) of Guadalupe. This day commemorates the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin in 1531 to St. Juan Diego on the hills of Tepeyac near Mexico City between Dec. 9 and Dec. 12, 1531. Mary, looking like a Mexican princess, appeared four times… Continue Reading …

DEC 13: FEAST OF ST. LUCIA

   DEC 13: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM; THERE WILL BE A PROCESSION WITH A VISIT FROM ST. LUCY AND TREATS FOR THE CHILDREN. This feast day, celebrated on December 13th, commemorates Saint Lucy who was of noble birth and vowed eternal chastity. Saint Agatha appeared to Saint Lucy when she made a pilgrimage to… Continue Reading …

DEC 13: COMMEMORATION OF HOLY MARTYRS EUSTRATIUS, AUXENTIUS, EUGENE, MARDARIUS & ORESTES

On this day, we commemorate five Holy Martyrs. They were also known as the Five Companiouns and their names were Eustratius, Auxentius, Eugene, Mardarius, and Orestes. They suffered for Christ under the then Emperor Diocletian at Sebaste, in Armenia. All undergone torture for proclaiming themselves Christians. They endured harsh and unimaginable tortures, but all surrendered… Continue Reading …