Sunday, October 20, 2019 UTC

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER! “Slava Isusu Christu” (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 “Reader’s Schedule” and additional information.

GOD WITH US ONLINE

God With Us Online is dedicated to the catechetical renewal of Eastern Catholics in the United States.… [more]

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PARISH EVENTS

Please mark your calendars for Upcoming Parish Events in October: Friday, October 18th - Halloween/All… [more]

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OCT 18: COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

On October 18th we commemorate the Apostle Evangelist Luke. Luke the Evangelist is one of the Four Evangelists… [more]

OCT 18: COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE – EVANGELIST OCT 18: COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

OCT 19, 20 & 23: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

OCT 19: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; OCT 20: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; OCT… [more]

OCT 19, 20 & 23: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23) OCT 19, 20 & 23: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES - APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR

OCT 26: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM. We commemorate St. Demetrius on October… [more]

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS - GREAT MARTYR

OCT 27 & 30: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 27: 3RD HOUR - 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; OCT 30: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 27 & 30: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCT 27 & 30: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

NOV 2, 3 & 6: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL CELEBRATION

   NOTE: PLEASE "FALL BACK" CLOCK 1 HOUR AT 2:00 AM SUNDAY! NOV 2: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VIGIL… [more]

NOV 2, 3 & 6: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL CELEBRATION NOV 2, 3 & 6: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL CELEBRATION

NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

 We celebrate the holy archangel Michael  on November 8th and all the angelic powers ("bodiless powers")… [more]

NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

NOV 9 & 10: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

NOV 9: CONFESSION - 3;00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; NOV 10: 3RD HOUR - 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

NOV 9 & 10: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST NOV 9 & 10: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

On November 12th we commemorate St. Josephat, Priest-Martyr, Archbishop of Polotsk, and a Catholic of… [more]

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

NOV 13: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP

NOV 13: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 10:00 AM. On November 13th we commemorate… [more]

NOV 13: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP NOV 13: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP

DEC 13 & 14: 12TH ANNUAL ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

Preparations are currently being made for the Annual St. Nicholas European Christmas Market. Please read… [more]

DEC 13 & 14: 12TH ANNUAL ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET DEC 13 & 14: 12TH ANNUAL ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST

"Nativity Fast in the Home" - https://melkite.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Christmas-Fast-in-the-Home.pdf On… [more]

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST NOV 15 - DEC 24: PHILLIP'S FAST

NOV 16 &17: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

NOV 16: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; NOV 17: 3RD HOUR - 09:40 AM, DIVINE… [more]

NOV 16 &17: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST NOV 16 &17: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MATTHEW APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

GOD WITH US ONLINE

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 2019 to January 2020 that you can register and view here to help you in your understanding of Eastern Christianity:  http://easterncatholic.org The first… Continue Reading …

PARISH EVENTS

Please mark your calendars for Upcoming Parish Events in October: Friday, October 18th – Halloween/All Saints Day Party at Church – CALLING ALL SAINTS AND BEGGARS! Our All Saints Day/Halloween party will be October 18th 5:30-7:30 pm. See attached flyer: The Annual All Hallow’s Eve Celebration (1) Saturday, October 19th – Altar Server Training and… Continue Reading …

OCT 18: COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

On October 18th we commemorate the Apostle Evangelist Luke. Luke the Evangelist is one of the Four Evangelists or authors of canonical Gospels of Jesus Christ. Luke was a native of the Hellenistic city of Antioch in Syria. The early church fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel according to Luke and the book of… Continue Reading …

OCT 19, 20 & 23: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

OCT 19: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; OCT 20: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 23: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. This Sunday’s Gospel is Luke: 16: 19-31, he parable about The Rich Man and Lazarus. The Parable begins “There was a certain rich… Continue Reading …

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR

OCT 26: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM. We commemorate St. Demetrius on October 26th. He was born in Thessalonica of noble and devout parents & was their only son, thus raised and educated with great care. His father was a commander in Thessalonica. When his father died, Emperor Maximian appointed… Continue Reading …

OCT 27 & 30: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 27: 3RD HOUR – 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 30: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. In Sunday’s Gospel, Luke 8: 26-39, Jesus Restores a Demon-Possessed Man.  Jesus took pity on the man who was overtaken by a legion of evil spirits. The destructive force of these… Continue Reading …

NOV 2, 3 & 6: 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) & FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL CELEBRATION

   NOTE: PLEASE “FALL BACK” CLOCK 1 HOUR AT 2:00 AM SUNDAY! NOV 2: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; NOV 3: 3RD HOUR – 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; ALL HALLOW’S EVE & FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL CELEBRATION – 12:00 PM; NOV 6: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE… Continue Reading …

NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

 We celebrate the holy archangel Michael  on November 8th and all the angelic powers (“bodiless powers”) and recognize that God created the angels in advance of human beings, and that they have their own place in the divine plan. They serve as God’s messengers; help to protect us from evil; and intercede before God. Celebrate… Continue Reading …

NOV 9 & 10: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

NOV 9: CONFESSION – 3;00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; NOV 10: 3RD HOUR – 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. The Gospel Reading this Sunday is Luke 10:25-37. Luke 10:25-37, is The Parable of the Good Samaritan. “The Samaritan is the one who recognizes that when it comes to the question… Continue Reading …

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

On November 12th we commemorate St. Josephat, Priest-Martyr, Archbishop of Polotsk, and a Catholic of the Ruthenian rite. Born in the then Polish region of Lithuania of Orthodox parents, he became a Catholic and a Ukrainian Basilian monk. Chosen bishop, he worked faithfully for the unity of the Church until he suffered martyrdom at the… Continue Reading …

NOV 13: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP

NOV 13: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. 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 Nazianzus). He is best known for his sermons and commentaries on the Scriptures, fearless leadership as… Continue Reading …

DEC 13 & 14: 12TH ANNUAL ST. NICHOLAS EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

Preparations are currently being made for the Annual St. Nicholas European Christmas Market. Please read the attached “Market Holiday Newsletter” about what is being planned. Also, contact Nancy Driscol and/or Jane Dumbar about volunteering to help with this annual fundraiser for our church: holiday-newsletter-template (1) DEC 13: MARKET/FOOD – 5:00 – 9:00 PM; DEC 14:… Continue Reading …

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST

“Nativity Fast in the Home” – https://melkite.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Christmas-Fast-in-the-Home.pdf 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.  According to legend, St. Philip the Apostle called down the wrath of God… Continue Reading …

NOV 16 &17: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

NOV 16: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; NOV 17: 3RD HOUR – 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (1ST ADVENT CANDLE LIT, ADVENT CHAINS). The Gospel Reading this Sunday comes from Luke 12: 16-21 about a Certain Rich Man. We are taught – thoughts that exclude God; thoughts so… Continue Reading …