Tuesday, July 25, 2017 UTC

“Glory To Jesus Christ!” Slava Isusu Christu! – “Glory Forever” Slava Na Viki!

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.

JULY 19 & 20: FEAST OF ELIJAH – GREAT PROPHET (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

 JULY 19: GREAT VESPERS & BLESSING OF WHEELED TRANSPORTATION - 6:00 PM (ST. N); JULY 20: DIVINE… [more]

JULY 19 & 20: FEAST OF ELIJAH – GREAT PROPHET (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) JULY 19 & 20: FEAST OF ELIJAH - GREAT PROPHET (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

JULY 22 & 23: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB – MARTYRS

 JUNE 22: TYPIKA  - 4:00 PM; JUNE 23: MATINS - 07:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. In today's Gospel… [more]

JULY 22 & 23: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB – MARTYRS JULY 22 & 23: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB - MARTYRS

JULY 25: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA

JULY 25: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. On July 25th the Dormition of St. Anna, Mother of the Most Holy… [more]

JULY 25: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA JULY 25: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA

JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR

 JULY 27: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Today we commemorate the Great Martyr Panteleimon. He was educated… [more]

JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR

JULY 29 & 30: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 29: TYPIKA - 4:00 PM; JULY 30: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. The Gospel Reading is Matthew 14:14-22,… [more]

JULY 29 & 30: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 29 & 30: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 1: PROCESSION OF THE CROSS

 AUG 1: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. It became a tradition to carry the wood of the Venerable Cross… [more]

AUG 1: PROCESSION OF THE CROSS AUG 1: PROCESSION OF THE CROSS

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST

 We celebrate the Dormition of the Mother of God after this fasting period. By tradition, a Paraklesis… [more]

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST AUG 1 - AUG 14: DORMITION FAST

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD (9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

 AUG 5: VESPERS & BLESSING OF FRUIT - 3:00 PM; AUG 6: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FRUIT -… [more]

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD (9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD (9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

SEPT 2 & 3: 83RD ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

 SEPT 2: 8:00 AM to SEPT 3: 9:30 PM. The Pilgrimage is held each year by the Sisters of the Order of… [more]

SEPT 2 & 3: 83RD ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SEPT 2 & 3: 83RD ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

  AUG 9: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Today we commemorate Matthias, Apostle. The Apostle Matthias, according… [more]

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

AUG 12 & 13: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 AUG 12: GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM;  AUG 13: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. Today's gospel - Matthew… [more]

AUG 12 & 13: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 12 & 13: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

 AUG 14: VESPERS, BURIAL SERVICE, BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS & SEEDS - 6:00 PM; AUG 15: DIVINE… [more]

AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION) AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

AUG 19 & 20: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 AUG 19: GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; AUG 20: MATINS - 7:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. The gospel… [more]

AUG 19 & 20: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 19 & 20: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 26 & 27: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 26: SUNDAY VESPERS - 3:00 PM; AUG 27: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. The Gospel… [more]

AUG 26 & 27: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 26 & 27: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 28 & 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

 AUG 28: VESPERS - 6:00 PM; AUG 29: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:30 PM. The Beheading of the Holy Glorious… [more]

AUG 28 & 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) AUG 28 & 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

JULY 19 & 20: FEAST OF ELIJAH – GREAT PROPHET (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

 JULY 19: GREAT VESPERS & BLESSING OF WHEELED TRANSPORTATION – 6:00 PM (ST. N); JULY 20: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF WHEELED TRANSPORTATION – 6:30 PM (ST. C & M). This day commemorates the holy prophet Elijah who was taken into heaven on a fiery chariot and who was reading scripture while in his chariot. The… Continue Reading …

JULY 22 & 23: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB – MARTYRS

 JUNE 22: TYPIKA  – 4:00 PM; JUNE 23: MATINS – 07:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. In today’s Gospel Reading, Matthew 9:27-35, Two Blind Men are Healed. Today’s Gospel reading speaks of truths that are of great importance to our everyday lives. It speaks of the love of God for man and of the love… Continue Reading …

JULY 25: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA

JULY 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. On July 25th the Dormition of St. Anna, Mother of the Most Holy Theotokos, is commemorated. According to tradition, she died peacefully in Jerusalem at age 79, before the Annunciation to the Most Holy Theotokos.    

JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR

 JULY 27: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Today we commemorate the Great Martyr Panteleimon. He was educated as a physician, and he “dedicated his life to the suffering, the sick, the unfortunate and the needy. He treated all those who turned to him without charge and did so in the name of Jesus Christ. He visited… Continue Reading …

JULY 29 & 30: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 29: TYPIKA – 4:00 PM; JULY 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The Gospel Reading is Matthew 14:14-22, The Feeding of the 5000, in which the passage of story concerns Christ’s feeding five thousand with five loaves and two fishes. Breaking bread together is a communal and sacramental act that echoes through the scriptures. Sharing… Continue Reading …

AUG 1: PROCESSION OF THE CROSS

 AUG 1: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. It became a tradition to carry the wood of the Venerable Cross through the streets of Constantinople for the sanctification of the city starting in the beginning of August. This was done because illnesses were more common in August at that time. On the eve of the feast,… Continue Reading …

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST

 We celebrate the Dormition of the Mother of God after this fasting period. By tradition, a Paraklesis (Small Service of Supplication to the Theotokos), sometimes called the Office of Consolation to the Most Holy Theotokos is sung daily during the Dormition Fast, August 1-14. It is a service of supplication for the welfare of the living. It… Continue Reading …

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD (9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

 AUG 5: VESPERS & BLESSING OF FRUIT – 3:00 PM; AUG 6: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FRUIT – 10:30 AM. Feast of the Transfiguration (Day of Blessing of Fruit) – The Gospel reading today is Matthew 17:1-9, which recounts the Transfiguration in which Jesus becomes radiant in glory before the Apostles Peter, James and John on… Continue Reading …

SEPT 2 & 3: 83RD ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

 SEPT 2: 8:00 AM to SEPT 3: 9:30 PM. The Pilgrimage is held each year by the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great 500 West Main Street Uniontown, PA 15401.  It offers the celebration of Divine Liturgy, opportunities for the Mystery of Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick, adult enrichment programs, activities for… Continue Reading …

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

  AUG 9: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Today we commemorate Matthias, Apostle. The Apostle Matthias, according to the Acts of the Apostles, was chosen by lot to replace Judas Iscariot after his betrayal of Jesus and subsequent death. His calling as an apostle was unique, in that he was not chosen personally by Jesus who had already… Continue Reading …

AUG 12 & 13: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 AUG 12: GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM;  AUG 13: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. Today’s gospel – Matthew 17:14-23, recounts Jesus’ Healing a Demon-Possessed Boy. The story of Jesus healing a demon-possessed boy teaches us a lot about having faith in Him. Having faith in Jesus means entrusting everything to Him and His power. Having faith is… Continue Reading …

AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

 AUG 14: VESPERS, BURIAL SERVICE, BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS & SEEDS – 6:00 PM; AUG 15: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS & SEEDS – 6:30 PM. The Feast commemorates the repose or “falling-asleep” of the Mother of Jesus Christ, our Lord. The Feast also commemorates the translation or assumption into heaven of the body of… Continue Reading …

AUG 19 & 20: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 AUG 19: GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; AUG 20: MATINS – 7:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The gospel today – Mathew 18: 23-35, is the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant. It talks about Jesus explaining how we are to treat our offending brethren—Jesus explains why we should forgive. Therefore, Jesus is teaching His disciples, and us… Continue Reading …

AUG 26 & 27: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 26: SUNDAY VESPERS – 3:00 PM; AUG 27: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The Gospel this Sunday is Matthew 19: 16-26 which talks about Christ and the Rich Young Ruler. In this passage we are introduced to a self-righteous man who thought that he had kept the commandments, but knew that he… Continue Reading …

AUG 28 & 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

 AUG 28: VESPERS – 6:00 PM; AUG 29: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 PM. The Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John. This feast commemorates the martyrdom and mourning of John the Baptist. Because John had denounced Herod Antipas for putting away his own wife and marrying the wife of his brother Philip,… Continue Reading …