Tuesday, April 24, 2018 UTC

CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN! CHRISTOS VOSKRESE! VOISTINU VOSKRESE! CHRISTOS ANESTI! ALITHOS ANESTI! SURREXIT DOMINUS! SURREXIT VERE! AL MASIH QAM! HAQ KAN QAM!

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 21, 22, 23 & 24: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE – GREAT MARTYR (APRIL 23RD)

 APRIL 21: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; APRIL 22: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM; APRIL… [more]

APRIL 21, 22, 23 & 24: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE – GREAT MARTYR (APRIL 23RD) APRIL 21, 22, 23 & 24: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE - GREAT MARTYR (APRIL 23RD)

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

 APRIL 25: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Mid-Pentecost celebrates the midpoint between the Feasts of… [more]

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

APR 28: 2018 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 PLEASE SEE DONNA ELWANGER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. APR 28: 8:00 AM to  9:45 PM. Note: This… [more]

APR 28: 2018 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE APR 28: 2018 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

APRIL 28, 29 & 30, MAY 1 & 2: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES – THE GREATER APOSTLE (APRIL 30TH)

 APRIL 28: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; APRIL 29: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM; MAY… [more]

APRIL 28, 29 & 30, MAY 1 & 2: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES – THE GREATER APOSTLE (APRIL 30TH) APRIL 28, 29 & 30, MAY 1 & 2: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES - THE GREATER APOSTLE (APRIL 30TH)

MAY 5 & 6: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

  MAY 5: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; MAY 6: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. The… [more]

MAY 5 & 6: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY) MAY 5 & 6: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

MAY 8 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN APOSTLE & EVANGELIST (MAY 8) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMON THE ZEALOT APOSTLE (MAY 9)

MAY 8: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 11:00 AM; MAY 9: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Saint John the… [more]

MAY 8 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN APOSTLE & EVANGELIST (MAY 8) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMON THE ZEALOT APOSTLE (MAY 9) MAY 8 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN APOSTLE & EVANGELIST (MAY 8) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMON THE ZEALOT APOSTLE (MAY 9)

MAY 10: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

MAY 10: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:30 PM. The feast is celebrated on the 40th day after Pascha, commemorating… [more]

MAY 10: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION) MAY 10: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

MAY 11: FEAST OF STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS

  Today we celebrate the patron saints of our parish. They were two Byzantine Greek brothers born in… [more]

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

MAY 12, 13, 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

 MAY 12: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; MAY 13: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM FOLLOWED… [more]

MAY 12, 13, 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION MAY 12, 13, 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION

MAY 19: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

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

MAY 19: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY MAY 19: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

MAY 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23: PENTECOST SUNDAY, KNEELING VESPERS, FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY (MAY 21) & COMMEMORATION OF CONSTANTINE & HELEN EQUALS TO THE APOSTLES (MAY 22)

 MAY 19: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM, MAY 20: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM, KNEELING… [more]

MAY 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23: PENTECOST SUNDAY, KNEELING VESPERS, FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY (MAY 21) & COMMEMORATION OF CONSTANTINE & HELEN EQUALS TO THE APOSTLES (MAY 22) MAY 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23: PENTECOST SUNDAY, KNEELING VESPERS, FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY (MAY 21) & COMMEMORATION OF CONSTANTINE & HELEN EQUALS TO THE APOSTLES (MAY 22)

MAY 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & MEMORIAL DAY (MAY 28)

 MAY 26: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; MAY 27: MATINS - 8:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; MAY 28:… [more]

MAY 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & MEMORIAL DAY (MAY 28) MAY 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & MEMORIAL DAY (MAY 28)

MAY 28 – JUNE 29: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS FROM FATHER MARK)

  The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins on the second Monday after Pentecost or the Monday after… [more]

MAY 28 – JUNE 29: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS FROM FATHER MARK) MAY 28 - JUNE 29: THE APOSTLES' FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS FROM FATHER MARK)

JUNE 2 & 3: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 2: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; JUNE 3: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM. In today's Gospel - Matthew… [more]

JUNE 2 & 3: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 2 & 3: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES (JUNE 11)

 JUNE 9: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; JUNE 10: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:30 AM; JUNE… [more]

JUNE 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES (JUNE 11) JUNE 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES (JUNE 11)

APRIL 21, 22, 23 & 24: SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN (4TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE – GREAT MARTYR (APRIL 23RD)

 APRIL 21: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; APRIL 22: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM; APRIL 24: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 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… Continue Reading …

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

 APRIL 25: 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 midst of the feast… Continue Reading …

APR 28: 2018 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 PLEASE SEE DONNA ELWANGER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. APR 28: 8:00 AM to  9:45 PM. Note: This conference is for adults and older students. Children must be at least ten years of age.*  VENUE: North Carolina State University Campus,  Free parking is available in Reynolds Coliseum Parking Deck, located at 201 Jensen Drive, Raleigh, NC 27601. Website: https://ignitedbytruth.org Main… Continue Reading …

APRIL 28, 29 & 30, MAY 1 & 2: SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMEN (5TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JAMES – THE GREATER APOSTLE (APRIL 30TH)

 APRIL 28: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; APRIL 29: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM; MAY 1: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; MAY 2: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The day commemorates the encounter of Christ with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. In the Gospel Reading John 4: 5-42,… Continue Reading …

MAY 5 & 6: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

  MAY 5: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; MAY 6: 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.  Our Lord is shown… Continue Reading …

MAY 8 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN APOSTLE & EVANGELIST (MAY 8) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMON THE ZEALOT APOSTLE (MAY 9)

MAY 8: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; MAY 9: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Saint John the Apostle, also called Saint John the Evangelist, the author of three letters, the Fourth Gospel, and the Revelation to John in the New Testament. He played a leading role in the early church at Jerusalem. John was… Continue Reading …

MAY 10: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

MAY 10: 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, telling us of Jesus’ appearance to the… Continue Reading …

MAY 11: FEAST OF STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS

  Today we celebrate the patron saints of our parish. They 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 they received the title “Apostles… Continue Reading …

MAY 12, 13, 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY) & MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION

 MAY 12: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; MAY 13: MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM FOLLOWED BY MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION; MAY 15: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; MAY 16: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. This day commemorates the 318 God-bearing Fathers who gathered in Nicaea in 325 at the request of… Continue Reading …

MAY 19: 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.

MAY 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23: PENTECOST SUNDAY, KNEELING VESPERS, FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY (MAY 21) & COMMEMORATION OF CONSTANTINE & HELEN EQUALS TO THE APOSTLES (MAY 22)

 MAY 19: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM, MAY 20: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM, KNEELING VESPERS – 1:00 PM; MAY 22: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; MAY 23: DIVINE LITURGY – 6;00 PM. The Gospel Readings for Sunday is John 7:37-52 & 8:12, The Promise of the Holy… Continue Reading …

MAY 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS & MEMORIAL DAY (MAY 28)

 MAY 26: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; MAY 27: MATINS – 8:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; MAY 28: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM; MAY 29: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; MAY 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The first Sunday after the Feast of Holy Pentecost is observed as the… Continue Reading …

MAY 28 – JUNE 29: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS FROM FATHER MARK)

  The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins on the second Monday after Pentecost or the Monday after the Sunday of All Saints (May 28th) and ends on June 29, the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. The duration of this fast varies, depending on the date of Pascha.  This fast commemorates the preparation of… Continue Reading …

JUNE 2 & 3: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 2: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; JUNE 3: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM. 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 pairs left their nets (left everything)… Continue Reading …

JUNE 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES (JUNE 11)

 JUNE 9: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; JUNE 10: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM; JUNE 12: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; JUNE 13: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Today’s Gospel is Matthew 6:22-34 and and it starts: “22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your… Continue Reading …