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SSCM 25th Anniversary

Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary 1991-2016


SEPT 30 – OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS

  SEPT 30: VESPERS - 6:30 PM; OCT 1:  DIVINE LITURGY -  10:00 AM The Feast of the Protection commemorates… [more]

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OCT 1 & 2: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE

OCT 1: VESPERS - 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 2: MATINS - 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION… [more]

OCT 1 & 2: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE OCT 1 & 2: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS - APOSTLE

OCT 7: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR LIFE GALA 2016

Friday, October 7, at North Ridge Country Club, 6612 Falls of the Neuse Road, Raleigh. Cocktails &… [more]

OCT 7: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR LIFE GALA 2016 OCT 7: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR LIFE GALA 2016

OCT 8 & 9: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 8: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM; OCT 9: MATINS: 7:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; AGAPE REPAST… [more]

OCT 8 & 9: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCT 8 & 9: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATON OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

 OCT 15:  SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 16: MATINS: 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS… [more]

OCT 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATON OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) OCT 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATON OF LUKE APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

OCT 22 & 23: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD; & COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS GREAT MARTYR

 OCT 22: SUNDAY VESPERS - 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 23: MATINS - 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS… [more]

OCT 22 & 23: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD; & COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS GREAT MARTYR OCT 22 & 23: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; COMMEMORATION OF JAMES - APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD; & COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS GREAT MARTYR

OCT 29 – OCT 30: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 OCT 29: SUNDAY VESPERS - 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 30: MATINS: 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS… [more]

OCT 29 – OCT 30: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCT 29 - OCT 30: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 30: HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

OCT 30:  4:00 PM. Come dressed as Saints and beggars for an old fashioned Catholic Halloween. Please… [more]

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NOV 5 & 6: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & COMMEMORATION OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS – MICHAELMAS CELEBRATION

 NOTE: PLEASE "FALL BACK" CLOCK 1 HOUR AT 2:00 AM SUNDAY!   NOV 5: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST.… [more]

NOV 5 & 6: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & COMMEMORATION OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS – MICHAELMAS CELEBRATION NOV 5 & 6: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & COMMEMORATION OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS - MICHAELMAS CELEBRATION

NOV 12 & 13: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

NOV 12: SUNDAY VESPERS - 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); NOV 13: 0700 - MATINS (ST. NICHOLAS… [more]

NOV 12 & 13: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST NOV 12 & 13: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST

The Phillip's Fast begins at sundown on November 14th (when the Church begins a new day) and concludes… [more]

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NOV 19 & 20: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA

NOV 19: SUNDAY VESPERS  - 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); NOV 20: MATINS - 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS… [more]

NOV 19 & 20: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA NOV 19 & 20: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA

NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 NOV 20: GREAT VESPERS - 6:30 PM; NOV 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 pM. The Feast of the Entrance… [more]

NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

NOV 23: THANKSGIVING VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY

 NOV 23: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Thanksgiving Day commemorates the feast held by the Pilgrim… [more]

NOV 23: THANKSGIVING VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY NOV 23: THANKSGIVING VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY

DEC 2 & 3: ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET & ST. NICHOLAS CHRISTMAS TREE MARKET

 DEC 2: MARKET STROLL, PREVIEW SALE - 5:00 - 9:00 PM; DEC 3: MARKET/FOOD, GERMAN BAND, MUSIC, OPEN-HOUSE … [more]

DEC 2 & 3: ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET & ST. NICHOLAS CHRISTMAS TREE MARKET DEC 2 & 3: ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET & ST. NICHOLAS CHRISTMAS TREE MARKET

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!

All are welcome to worship with us! Here you will find orthodoxy of faith, purity of doctrine, beauty of worship, and a lasting commitment to the struggle 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 Welcome to Attend Church Activities & Celebrations!

NOTE: Please see posts below and calendar to right for special events and other scheduled Matins, Canons, Confessions, Vespers and Liturgies. Bulletins are posted under "Bulletin" Tab above; Readers Schedule is posted under "Resources" Tab above; and Parish Council, St. Nicholas Market Planning Committee, and Martha & Mary Society Minutes are located under Committees Tab above.

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SEPT 30 – OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS

  SEPT 30: VESPERS – 6:30 PM; OCT 1:  DIVINE LITURGY –  10:00 AM The Feast of the Protection commemorates the appearance of the most holy Theotokos in the Church of Blachernae in Constantinople in the early sixth century, as recorded in the life of Saint Andrew the Fool for Christ’s sake.

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OCT 1 & 2: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE

OCT 1: VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 2: MATINS – 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH), DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM, SPANISH LITURGY -2:30 PM. Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 6: 31-26, The Golden Rule, Do Unto Others as You Would Have them Do to You. Everybody knows this rule, but few… Continue Reading …

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OCT 7: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR LIFE GALA 2016

Friday, October 7, at North Ridge Country Club, 6612 Falls of the Neuse Road, Raleigh. Cocktails & hors d’oeurves – 7:00 PM and Dinner – 8:00 PM  CHOSEN. Called to Love. Called to Serve. Called to Share The mission of the four Benefit for Life Ministries is to empower women and men to make informed decisions that respect… Continue Reading …

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OCT 8 & 9: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 8: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM; OCT 9: MATINS: 7:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; AGAPE REPAST – 11:30 AM; SPANISH LITURGY – 2:30 PM. Today’s Gospel, Luke 7: 11-16, tells of Jesus and the Widow’s Son. Jesus comes upon a funeral procession making its way to a freshly dug grave. The deceased is a… Continue Reading …

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OCT 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATON OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

 OCT 15:  SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 16: MATINS: 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH) , DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM, AGAPE – 11:30, SPANISH LITURGY – 2:00 PM. The Gospel reading today is Luke 8: 5-15,  The Parable of the Sower, in which we see that Jesus very explicitly says that the… Continue Reading …

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OCT 22 & 23: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD; & COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS GREAT MARTYR

 OCT 22: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 23: MATINS – 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH), DIVINE LITURYG – 10:00 AM, SPANISH LITURGY – 2:30 PM. Today’s Gospel reading is Luke 16: 19-31, The Rich Man and Lazarus. In this reading, Jesus draws a vivid contrast between the rich man and the poor… Continue Reading …

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OCT 29 – OCT 30: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 OCT 29: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); OCT 30: MATINS: 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH),  DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; AGAPE: 11:30 AM, SPANISH LITURGY – 2:30 PM. In today’s Gospel, Luke 8: 26-39, Jesus Restores a Demon-Possessed Man.  Jesus took pity on the man who was overtaken by a legion… Continue Reading …

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OCT 30: HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

OCT 30:  4:00 PM. Come dressed as Saints and beggars for an old fashioned Catholic Halloween. Please bring your friends. Bring a pumpkin to decorate and carve. We will also have food and games! The name “Halloween” began as “All Hallows Eve.” It was the evening before All Hallows Day, which was later called All Saints’… Continue Reading …

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NOV 5 & 6: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & COMMEMORATION OF ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS – MICHAELMAS CELEBRATION

 NOTE: PLEASE “FALL BACK” CLOCK 1 HOUR AT 2:00 AM SUNDAY!   NOV 5: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); NOV 6: MATINS: 7:00 AM  (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH),  DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; AGAPE: 11:30 AM, MICHAELMAS CELEBRATION: 12:00 PM, SPANISH LITURGY – 2:30 PM. Celebrate the Feast of St. Michael… Continue Reading …

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NOV 12 & 13: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

NOV 12: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); NOV 13: 0700 – MATINS (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH), 10:00 AM – DIVINE LITURGY, 2:30 PM – SPANISH LITURGY. On November 13th we commemorate Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, one of the Three Hierarchs (the other 2 being Saints Basil the Great and Gregory… Continue Reading …

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NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST

The Phillip’s Fast begins at sundown on November 14th (when the Church begins a new day) and concludes at Christmas. On November 14, Eastern Christian communities are celebrating the Feast of St. Philip, the Apostle, which also marks the beginning of the traditional St. Philip’s Fast, 40 days before the Great Feast of the Nativity of Christ.… Continue Reading …

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NOV 19 & 20: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA

NOV 19: SUNDAY VESPERS  – 3:00 PM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH); NOV 20: MATINS – 7:00 AM (ST. NICHOLAS MISSION PARISH), DIVINE LITURGY (1ST ADVENT CANDLE LIT & ADVENT CHAINS) – 10:00 AM, SPANISH LITURGY – 2:30 PM. The Gospel Reading comes from Luke 12: 16-21 about a Certain Rich Man. We are taught – thoughts that… Continue Reading …

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NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 NOV 20: GREAT VESPERS – 6:30 PM; NOV 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 pM. The Feast of the Entrance into the Temple of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on November 21 each year. The Feast commemorates when as a young child, the Virgin Mary entered the Temple in Jerusalem. The Entrance… Continue Reading …

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NOV 23: THANKSGIVING VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY

 NOV 23: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Thanksgiving Day commemorates the feast held by the Pilgrim colonists and members of the Wampanoag people at Plymouth in 1621. On this day people express gratitude to God for His blessings and give thanks to dear ones for their love & support.

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DEC 2 & 3: ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET & ST. NICHOLAS CHRISTMAS TREE MARKET

 DEC 2: MARKET STROLL, PREVIEW SALE – 5:00 – 9:00 PM; DEC 3: MARKET/FOOD, GERMAN BAND, MUSIC, OPEN-HOUSE  – 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. A European Christmas market right in Cary! New and vintage Christmas linens, ornaments, unique and handmade gifts and more from Ukraine, Scandinavia, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia. Cabbage roll, piroghi, kielbasa and deserts to… Continue Reading …