Monday, August 21, 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.

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

 AUG 29: DIVINE LITURGY - 11:00 AM. The Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist… [more]

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

AUG 30: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 AUG 30: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM.  On Thursday, August 31, we commemorate the Feast of the Placing… [more]

AUG 30: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS AUG 30: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

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

 SEPT 1: DEPART FOR UNIONTOWN, PA - 9:00 AM FROM CHURCH. PROGRAM: SEPT 2: 8:00 AM to SEPT 3: 9:30 PM.… [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

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7526) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE

 SEPT 1:  Among the ancient Mediterranean cultures, it was common to begin a new year in the autumn,… [more]

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7526) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7526) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE

SEPT 2 & 3: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 2: GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; SEPT 3: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. Today's Gospel… [more]

SEPT 2 & 3: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 2 & 3: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 7 & 8: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

 SEPT 7: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM (SN); SEPT 8: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM (SC&M) &… [more]

SEPT 7 & 8: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) SEPT 7 & 8: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

SEPT 10 & 11: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 10: GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 11: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. Today’s… [more]

SEPT 10 & 11: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 10 & 11: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 13 & 14: EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

 SEPT 13: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS - 6:00 PM; SEPT 14: DIVINE LITURGY &… [more]

SEPT 13 & 14: EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) SEPT 13 & 14: EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

SEPT 16 & 17: SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 16: CONFESSIONS: 2:00 - 2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 17: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE… [more]

SEPT 16 & 17: SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 16 & 17: SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 23 & 24: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

SEPT 23: CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 24: MATINS: 7:00 AM,  DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 23 & 24: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST SEPT 23 & 24: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

SEPT 30 – OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS & 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  SEPT 30: CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 pm, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; OCT 1: MATINS - 7;00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 30 – OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS & 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 30 - OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS & 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 7 & 8: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE

OCT 7: CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 3:00 PM; OCT 8: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY -… [more]

OCT 7 & 8: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE OCT 7 & 8: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS - APOSTLE

OCT 14 & 15: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

 OCT 14:  CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; OCT 15: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 14 & 15: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) OCT 14 & 15: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (19TH 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 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 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

 AUG 29: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. 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, Herod imprisoned John. At a feast… Continue Reading …

AUG 30: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 AUG 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM.  On Thursday, August 31, we commemorate the Feast of the Placing of the Cincture of the Theotokos. According to Sacred Tradition, 3 days after the Most Holy Theotokos was reposed, she rose from the dead and ascended bodily to the heavens. During her ascension, she gave her Holy Belt… Continue Reading …

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

 SEPT 1: DEPART FOR UNIONTOWN, PA – 9:00 AM FROM CHURCH. PROGRAM: SEPT 2: 8:00 AM to SEPT 3: 9:30 PM. SEPT 4: RETURN TO NC AT 8:00 OR 9:00 PM. Please see Michelle if you are interested in attending or need more information. There are options for camping, dorm housing or hotels in the area. … Continue Reading …

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7526) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE

 SEPT 1:  Among the ancient Mediterranean cultures, it was common to begin a new year in the autumn, with the end of the previous year’s harvest. From at least the time of the Emperor Constantine, the civil year of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire began in September, and September 1 became the first day of… Continue Reading …

SEPT 2 & 3: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 2: GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 3: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. Today’s Gospel reading is Matthew 21: 33-42, The Parable of the Evil Tenants. The message Jesus shares with us in this parable is that of God’s love and compassion. The servants or slaves that were sent to the… Continue Reading …

SEPT 7 & 8: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

 SEPT 7: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM (SN); SEPT 8: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SC&M) & 6:30 PM (SC&M). On September 8, we celebrate the first major feast of the liturgical year: the Nativity (birth) of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. This is one of her four major feasts in the course of… Continue Reading …

SEPT 10 & 11: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 10: GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 11: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. Today’s Sunday is also know as the Sunday before the Exaltation and it provides an opportunity for the faithful Christians to honor the precious and life-giving Cross and to become immersed in the mystery of our Lord’s sacrificial crucifixion. In… Continue Reading …

SEPT 13 & 14: EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

 SEPT 13: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS – 6:00 PM; SEPT 14: DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS – 6:30 PM. This feast commemorates the recovery of the Holy Cross, which had been placed on Mt. Calvary by St. Helena and preserved in Jerusalem, but then had fallen into the hands… Continue Reading …

SEPT 16 & 17: SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 16: CONFESSIONS: 2:00 – 2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 17: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. Today’s Gospel, Mark 8: 34 – 9: 1 proposes we Take up the Cross and Follow Him. “Whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it”. In this Gospel, Jesus… Continue Reading …

SEPT 23 & 24: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

SEPT 23: CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; SEPT 24: MATINS: 7:00 AM,  DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. The Gospel today, Luke 5: 1-11, is about the Four Fishermen Called as Disciples. In one of today’s Gospel reading, Christ comes upon several men, Sts. Peter, James, and John who, the Gospel says, had… Continue Reading …

SEPT 30 – OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS & 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  SEPT 30: CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 pm, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; OCT 1: MATINS – 7;00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY –  10:30 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… Continue Reading …

OCT 7 & 8: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE

OCT 7: CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; OCT 8: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 7: 11-16, in which Jesus raises a widow’s son. In the passage Jesus travels to Nain, where his compassion for a grieving widow leads him to return her only… Continue Reading …

OCT 14 & 15: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

 OCT 14:  CONFESSIONS: 2:00-2:45 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 3:00 PM; OCT 15: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. 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 seed in the parable is the Word of God as it is… Continue Reading …