Sunday, January 22, 2017 UTC

SSCM 25th Anniversary

Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary 1991-2016


CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!

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 just like you.

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 and Divine Liturgies. Please see "Tabs" above for additional information.

JAN 21 & 22: 36TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JAN 21: 2;00-2:45 PM – CONFESSIONS, 3:00 PM – GREAT VESPERS; JAN 22: 07:00 AM – MATINS, 10:00… [more]

JAN 21 & 22: 36TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JAN 21 & 22: 36TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN

 JAN 25: CONFESSIONS - 5:00 - 5:45 PM, DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. On January 25 we commemorate St.… [more]

JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN

JAN 28 & 29: SUNDAY OF ZACCHAEUS (37TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF THE 3 HOLY HIERARCHS

JAN 28: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; JAN 29: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

JAN 28 & 29: SUNDAY OF ZACCHAEUS (37TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF THE 3 HOLY HIERARCHS JAN 28 & 29: SUNDAY OF ZACCHAEUS (37TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF THE 3 HOLY HIERARCHS

FEB 1 & 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS)

 FEB 1: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (ST. N) - 5:00 PM, GREAT VESPERS (St. C & M) - 6:30 PM; FEB 2: DIVINE… [more]

FEB 1 & 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS) FEB 1 & 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS)

FEB 24-25 : 2017 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 FEB 24: 6:00 PM to FEB 25: 7:00 PM. COST - FEB 24 ONLY = $15.00 (ADULTS); STUDENT/YOUTH (FREE); ENTIRE… [more]

FEB 24-25 : 2017 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE FEB 24-25 : 2017 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

FEB 4 & 5: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE

 FEB 4: CONFESSIONS - 2:00 - 2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; FEB 5: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

FEB 4 & 5: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE FEB 4 & 5: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE

FEB 11 & 12: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & COMMEMORATION OF THE MIRACLE OF THE GREAT MARTYR THEODORE (FEB 13)

FEB 11: CONFESSIONS - 2:00 - 2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; FEB 12: MATINS: 7:00 AM,  DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

FEB 11 & 12: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & COMMEMORATION OF THE MIRACLE OF THE GREAT MARTYR THEODORE (FEB 13) FEB 11 & 12: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & COMMEMORATION OF THE MIRACLE OF THE GREAT MARTYR THEODORE (FEB 13)

FEB 18: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY

 FEB 18: 10:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY. All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the… [more]

FEB 18: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY FEB 18: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY

FEB 18 & 19: SUNDAY OF MEAT FARE (SUNDAY OF THE LAST JUDGMENT)

 FEB 18: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; FEB 19: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY -… [more]

FEB 18 & 19: SUNDAY OF MEAT FARE (SUNDAY OF THE LAST JUDGMENT) FEB 18 & 19: SUNDAY OF MEAT FARE (SUNDAY OF THE LAST JUDGMENT)

FEB 25 & 26: SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE (FORGIVENESS SUNDAY)

FEB 25: VESPERS - 3:00 PM; FEB 26: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; POTLUCK (BRING CHEESIEST… [more]

FEB 25 & 26: SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE (FORGIVENESS SUNDAY) FEB 25 & 26: SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE (FORGIVENESS SUNDAY)

FEB 27 – APR 15: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – PRESANCTIFIED LITURGIES, CONFESSIONS, TYPIKA & LENTEN READINGS

  PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: FEB 27, 28, MAR 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, APR 5, 7  - 6:00 PM;… [more]

FEB 27 – APR 15: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – PRESANCTIFIED LITURGIES, CONFESSIONS, TYPIKA & LENTEN READINGS FEB 27 – APR 15: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST - PRESANCTIFIED LITURGIES, CONFESSIONS, TYPIKA & LENTEN READINGS

FEB 27 – MAR 5: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

FEB 27 – MAR 5: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS FEB 27 - MAR 5: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

FEB 27: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY) & 1ST PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY

 CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE - 10:00 AM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:00 PM  The first day of the… [more]

FEB 27: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY) & 1ST PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY FEB 27: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY) & 1ST PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY

FEB 27, 28, MAR 1 & 2: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

CANON OF REPENTANCE: 10:00 AM. The canon is called great because of its volume (266 verses) and its… [more]

FEB 27, 28, MAR 1 & 2: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE FEB 27, 28, MAR 1 & 2: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

MAR 4 & 5: 1ST SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY

 MAR 4 - CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS: 3:00 PM; MAR 5 - MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

MAR 4 & 5: 1ST SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY MAR 4 & 5: 1ST SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY

JAN 21 & 22: 36TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JAN 21: 2;00-2:45 PM – CONFESSIONS, 3:00 PM – GREAT VESPERS; JAN 22: 07:00 AM – MATINS, 10:00 AM – DIVINE LITURGY, 12:30 PM – SPANISH LITURGY. The Gospel reading for this Sunday isLuke 18: 35-43, A Blind Beggar Receives his Sight. Every day the same beggar lived in his darkened world. But today was different, since… Continue Reading …

JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN

 JAN 25: CONFESSIONS – 5:00 – 5:45 PM, DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. On January 25 we commemorate St. Gregory The Theologian, Archbishop Of Constantinople. He was born in Nazianzus of a Greek father and a Christian mother.  St. Basil consecrated him as bishop of Sasima, and Emperor Theodosius the Great summoned him to fill… Continue Reading …

JAN 28 & 29: SUNDAY OF ZACCHAEUS (37TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF THE 3 HOLY HIERARCHS

JAN 28: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; JAN 29: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & POT LUCK LUNCH – 10:00 AM, SPANISH LITURGY – 12:30 PM. Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Preface: JourneyThroughtheGreatFastPrefac Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – The Sunday of Zacchaeus: SundayofZacchaeus… Continue Reading …

FEB 1 & 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS)

 FEB 1: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (ST. N) – 5:00 PM, GREAT VESPERS (St. C & M) – 6:30 PM; FEB 2: DIVINE LITURGY (ST. S & M) – 6:00 PM. Today we celebrate forty days after Christmas the Feast of the Encounter of Our Lord with Simeon & Anna. The event is described in the Gospel… Continue Reading …

FEB 24-25 : 2017 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 FEB 24: 6:00 PM to FEB 25: 7:00 PM. COST – FEB 24 ONLY = $15.00 (ADULTS); STUDENT/YOUTH (FREE); ENTIRE 2 DAY PROGRAM $35.00 (ADULT); STUDENT/YOUTH $25.00 BEFORE JANUARY 31st.   VENUE: Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury Street, Raleigh, 27601 Website: https://ignitedbytruth.org 2017 Agenda Note: This conference is for adults and older students. Children must be at least ten years of… Continue Reading …

FEB 4 & 5: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE

 FEB 4: CONFESSIONS – 2:00 – 2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; FEB 5: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee: SundayofPublicanandPharisee Readings for Sunday of Publican and Pharisee: PRELentenReadingFEB5Sundayof PublicanandPharisee The name for this Sunday is taken… Continue Reading …

FEB 11 & 12: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & COMMEMORATION OF THE MIRACLE OF THE GREAT MARTYR THEODORE (FEB 13)

FEB 11: CONFESSIONS – 2:00 – 2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; FEB 12: MATINS: 7:00 AM,  DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of the Prodigal Son: SundayofProdigalSon Reading for Sunday of the Prodigal Son: PRELentenReadingFEB12SundayoftheProdigalSon Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 15: 11-32, The Prodigal Son and… Continue Reading …

FEB 18: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY

 FEB 18: 10:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY. All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the dead within the liturgical year of the Eastern Churches. Saturday is a traditional day for prayer for the dead, because Christ lay dead in the Tomb on Saturday. There are several All Souls Saturdays throughout the year. These… Continue Reading …

FEB 18 & 19: SUNDAY OF MEAT FARE (SUNDAY OF THE LAST JUDGMENT)

 FEB 18: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; FEB 19: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM, AGAPE REPAST (PLEASE BRING YOUR MEATIEST DISH TO SHARE). Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of Meatfare: SundayofMeatfare Reading for Sunday of Meat Fare: PRELentenReadingFEB19SundayofMeatfare Meatfare Sunday commemorates the Sunday of the… Continue Reading …

FEB 25 & 26: SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE (FORGIVENESS SUNDAY)

FEB 25: VESPERS – 3:00 PM; FEB 26: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; POTLUCK (BRING CHEESIEST DISH TO SHARE) – 11:30 PM. Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of Cheese Fare: SundayofCheeseFare Reading for Sunday of Cheesefare: PRELentenReadingFEB26SundayofCheesefare The Gospel for this Sunday is Matthew 6: 14-21, which provides excellent… Continue Reading …

FEB 27 – APR 15: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – PRESANCTIFIED LITURGIES, CONFESSIONS, TYPIKA & LENTEN READINGS

  PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: FEB 27, 28, MAR 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, APR 5, 7  – 6:00 PM; TYPIKA: MAR 7, 14, 21, 28, APR 4 – 10:00 AM; CONFESSIONS: MAR 4, 11, 18, APR 1 – 2:00 – 2:45 PM.  You may upload and read the following and share as… Continue Reading …

FEB 27 – MAR 5: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings for the first week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): FEB 27: PureMonday DAILY LENTEN READING FEBRUARY 27 (2) FEB 28: PureTuesday DAILY LENTEN READING FEBRUARY 28 (2)… Continue Reading …

FEB 27: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY) & 1ST PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY

 CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE – 10:00 AM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:00 PM  The first day of the Fast, called Clean or Pure Monday, is a day of exceptionally strict fasting and is 48 days before the feast of Pascha. The name Pure Monday is alluding to the leaving behind of sinful attitudes or behavior as well as… Continue Reading …

FEB 27, 28, MAR 1 & 2: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

CANON OF REPENTANCE: 10:00 AM. The canon is called great because of its volume (266 verses) and its inner content as it affects the soul “penitentially” or “remorsefully.” In it St. Andrew collected all the events of the Old and the New Testaments, from the fall of Adam to the death of Christ the Saviour… Continue Reading …

MAR 4 & 5: 1ST SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY

 MAR 4 – CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS: 3:00 PM; MAR 5 – MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & AGAPE REPAST: 10:00 AM. Today’s Gospel is John 1: 43-51 in which Jesus Calls Philip and Nathanael.  The Gospel today teaches us a simple way to our Christian life. We look at the calling of Nathaniel and… Continue Reading …