Tuesday, April 25, 2017 UTC

Christ is Risen! Christos Voskrese! Indeed, He is Risen! Voistinu Voskrese!

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

APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

 DIVINE LITURGY - 6 PM. On Saturday, April 25th, we commemorate the feast day of the Apostle and Evangelist… [more]

APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE – EVANGELIST APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

APRIL 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF THE OINTMENT BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES THE GREATER, APOSTLE

APRIL 29: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; APRIL 30: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

APRIL 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF THE OINTMENT BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES THE GREATER, APOSTLE APRIL 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF THE OINTMENT BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES THE GREATER, APOSTLE

MAY 6 & 7: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN, APOSTLE & EVANGELIST

 MAY 6: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT  VESPERS - 3:00 PM; MAY 7: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY -… [more]

MAY 6 & 7: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN, APOSTLE & EVANGELIST MAY 6 & 7: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN, APOSTLE & EVANGELIST

MAY 10: MID-PENTECOST

 MAY 10: CONFESSIONS - 5:00-5:45 PM, DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Mid-Pentecost celebrates the midpoint… [more]

MAY 10: MID-PENTECOST MAY 10: MID-PENTECOST

MAY 11: FEAST OF STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS

We hope you’ll join us to celebrate the feast of the patron saints of our parish who were two Byzantine… [more]

MAY 11: FEAST OF STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS MAY 11: FEAST OF STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS

MAY 13 & 14: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

 MAY 13: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT  VESPERS - 3:00 PM; MAY 14: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

MAY 13 & 14: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION MAY 13 & 14: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

MAY 20 & MAY 21: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

  MAY 20: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; MAY 21: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

MAY 20 & MAY 21: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY) MAY 20 & MAY 21: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

MAY 24 & 25: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

MAY 24: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM; MAY 55: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:30 PM. The feast is celebrated… [more]

MAY 24 & 25: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST MAY 24 & 25: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

MAY 27 & 28: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

 MAY 27: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; MAY 28: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

MAY 27 & 28: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION MAY 27 & 28: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

JUNE 3: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

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

JUNE 3: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY JUNE 3: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

JUNE 3 & 4: PENTECOST

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

JUNE 3 & 4: PENTECOST JUNE 3 & 4: PENTECOST

JUNE 10 & 11: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES

 JUNE 10: CONFESSIONS - 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; JUNE 11: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

JUNE 10 & 11: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES JUNE 10 & 11: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES

JUNE 12 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST

  Apostles Fast starts June 12th and ends June 28th. The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins after… [more]

JUNE 12 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST JUNE 12 - JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES' FAST

JUNE 17 & 18: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE & FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

 JUNE 17: GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; JUNE 18: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM FOLLOWED BY FATHER'S DAY POTLUCK… [more]

JUNE 17 & 18: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE & FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION JUNE 17 & 18: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE & FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

JUNE 23 & 24: ST. JOHN’S EVE & BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

 JUNE 23: ST. JOHN'S VESPERS - 6:00 PM; JUNE 24: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 PM. Feast commemorates Christ's… [more]

JUNE 23 & 24:  ST. JOHN’S EVE & BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST JUNE 23 & 24:  ST. JOHN'S EVE & BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

 DIVINE LITURGY – 6 PM. On Saturday, April 25th, we commemorate the feast day of the Apostle and Evangelist Mark of the land of Egypt who was martyred. He the author of the Gospel of Mark, the companion of the Apostle Paul (as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles), and is numbered among the Seventy… Continue Reading …

APRIL 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF THE OINTMENT BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES THE GREATER, APOSTLE

APRIL 29: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; APRIL 30: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The Gospel Reading is Mark 15: 43-16 which describes how the women disciples of our Lord came to the tomb to anoint his body with myrrh-oils but found the tomb empty. As the woman wondered what this meant,… Continue Reading …

MAY 6 & 7: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN, APOSTLE & EVANGELIST

 MAY 6: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT  VESPERS – 3:00 PM; MAY 7: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The Gospel Reading is from John 5: 1-15 and from which this day commemorates the miracle of Christ healing a man who had been paralyzed for thirty-eight years. The readings focus on God’s power to… Continue Reading …

MAY 10: MID-PENTECOST

 MAY 10: CONFESSIONS – 5:00-5:45 PM, DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Mid-Pentecost celebrates the midpoint between the Feasts of Pascha and Pentecost. Specifically, it falls on the 25th day of Pascha.  The theme of the feast is Christ as Teacher, based upon the words from the Gospel of the day (John 7:14-30): “Now about the… Continue Reading …

MAY 11: FEAST OF STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS

We hope you’ll join us to celebrate the feast of the patron saints of our parish who were two Byzantine Greek brothers born in Thessaloniki in the ninth century, who became missionaries of Christianity among the Slavs of Great Moravia and Pannonia. Through their work they influenced the cultural development of all Slavic peoples for which… Continue Reading …

MAY 13 & 14: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

 MAY 13: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT  VESPERS – 3:00 PM; MAY 14: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM, MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH FOLLOWING LITURGY. The day commemorates the encounter of Christ with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. In the Gospel Reading John 4: 5-42, we hear how the Samaritan woman wanted… Continue Reading …

MAY 20 & MAY 21: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

  MAY 20: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; MAY 21: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The icon of the Sunday of the Blind Man depicts the biblical story of Christ healing the man who was blind since birth as noted in the Gospel Reading John 9: 1-38. … Continue Reading …

MAY 24 & 25: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

MAY 24: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM; MAY 55: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 PM. The feast is celebrated on the 40th day after Pascha, commemorating the Ascension of Christ into Heaven and His completion of the work for our redemption. The Feast is a Holy Day of Obligation. The Gospel reading is Luke 24: 36-53,… Continue Reading …

MAY 27 & 28: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

 MAY 27: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; MAY 28: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. This day commemorates the 318 God-bearing Fathers who gathered in Nicaea in 325 at the request of the Emperor, Saint Constantine the Great, to address the heresy of Arianism together with other issues that concerned… Continue Reading …

JUNE 3: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

DIVINE LITURGY: 10:00 AM 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 days… Continue Reading …

JUNE 3 & 4: PENTECOST

 JUNE 3: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; JUNE 4: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The Gospel Readings for Sunday is John 7:37-52 & 8:12, The Promise of the Holy Spirit. The Gospel reading for Pentecost includes: “If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink”… Continue Reading …

JUNE 10 & 11: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES

 JUNE 10: CONFESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; JUNE 11: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The first Sunday after the Feast of Holy Pentecost is observed as the Sunday of All Saints.  This day has been designated as a commemoration of all of the Saints, all the Righteous,… Continue Reading …

JUNE 12 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST

  Apostles Fast starts June 12th and ends June 28th. The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins after the Feast of Pentecost and continues until the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. This fast commemorates the preparation of the Apostles for preaching God’s word to the whole world.

JUNE 17 & 18: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE & FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

 JUNE 17: GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; JUNE 18: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM FOLLOWED BY FATHER’S DAY POTLUCK & GRILL. In today’s Gospel – Matthew 4: 18-23 – Jesus Calls His First Disciples. We hear about  the calling of the apostles Peter and Andrew and James and John is recounted. The Gospel is short, but very specific: both… Continue Reading …

JUNE 23 & 24: ST. JOHN’S EVE & BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

 JUNE 23: ST. JOHN’S VESPERS – 6:00 PM; JUNE 24: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 PM. Feast commemorates Christ’s forerunner and since John’s birth was the result of a miracle. A priest, Zechariah and his childless wife, Elizabeth, had no children and both were advanced in years. Childlessness was a terrible thing for a Jew since it meant… Continue Reading …