Friday, February 23, 2018 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 and Divine Liturgies. Please see “Tabs” above for additional information.

FEB 12 – MAR 31: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, MOLEBAN & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES

  NOTE: PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY ON FEB 23RD CANCELLED! CONFESSION WED & FRI: 5:30 - 6:15 PM, SAT:… [more]

FEB 12 – MAR 31: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, MOLEBAN & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES FEB 12 – MAR 31: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST - WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, MOLEBAN & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES

FEB 19 – 25: SECOND WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

FEB 19 – 25: SECOND WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS FEB 19 - 25: SECOND WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

FEB 24: 2ND ALL SOULS SATURDAY

   FEB 24 - CANCELLED. All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the dead within… [more]

FEB 24: 2ND ALL SOULS SATURDAY FEB 24: 2ND ALL SOULS SATURDAY

FEB 24: 1ST & 2ND FINDINGS OF THE HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

 FEB 24: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM, CONFESSION - 5:30-6:30 PM. Also, on February 24th, we… [more]

FEB 24: 1ST & 2ND FINDINGS OF THE HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST FEB 24: 1ST & 2ND FINDINGS OF THE HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

FEB 25: 2ND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. GREGORY PALAMAS

 FEB 25 - MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASAL: 10:30 AM, FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW; PARISH… [more]

FEB 25: 2ND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. GREGORY PALAMAS FEB 25: 2ND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - ST. GREGORY PALAMAS

FEB 26 – MAR 4: THIRD WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

FEB 26 – MAR 4: THIRD WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS FEB 26 - MAR 4: THIRD WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

MAR 3 & 10: 3RD & 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

 MAR 3: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; MAR 10: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM. All Souls Saturday is a day… [more]

MAR 3 & 10: 3RD & 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY MAR 3 & 10: 3RD & 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

MAR 3 & 4: 3RD SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – VENERATION OF THE CROSS

MAR 3: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM, CONFESSION - 5:30-6:30 PM; MAR 4: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE… [more]

MAR 3 & 4: 3RD SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – VENERATION OF THE CROSS MAR 3 & 4: 3RD SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - VENERATION OF THE CROSS

MARCH 5 – 11: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

MARCH 5 – 11: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS MARCH 5 – 11: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

MARCH 7: MID-LENT

 CONFESSION - 5:30-6:15 PM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM. We are at the mid-point in our Lenten… [more]

MARCH 7: MID-LENT MARCH 7: MID-LENT

MARCH 9: COMMEMORATION OF THE 40 MARTYRS OF SEBASTE

  CONFESSION - 5:30-6:15 PM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM. On March 9th we commemorate the 40… [more]

MARCH 9: COMMEMORATION OF THE 40 MARTYRS OF SEBASTE MARCH 9: COMMEMORATION OF THE 40 MARTYRS OF SEBASTE

MARCH 10 & 11: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE

MARCH 10: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM, CONFESSION - 5:30-6:30 PM; MARCH 11: MATINS - 7:00 AM, DIVINE… [more]

MARCH 10 & 11: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE MARCH 10 & 11: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE

APR 28: 2018 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 APR 28: 8:00 AM to  9:45 PM. Note: This conference is for adults and older students. Children must… [more]

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

MAR 12 – MAR 18: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

MAR 12 – MAR 18: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS MAR 12 – MAR 18: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

MAR 15: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

 MAR 15: MATINS WITH CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE- 4:00 AM The canon is called great because of its… [more]

MAR 15: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE MAR 15: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

FEB 12 – MAR 31: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, MOLEBAN & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES

  NOTE: PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY ON FEB 23RD CANCELLED! CONFESSION WED & FRI: 5:30 – 6:15 PM, SAT: 5:30 – 6:30 PM & BY APPOINTMENT. PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM on WED & FRI.  NOTE: Each Wednesday Pre-Sanctified Liturgy will be followed by a fasting pot-luck meal. All welcome! ALSO, a Moleban & Catechism will be held… Continue Reading …

FEB 19 – 25: SECOND WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings for the second week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): FEB 19: SecondMondayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING FEBRUARY 19 (2) FEB 20: SecondTuesdayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING FEBRUARY 20 (2) FEB 21: SecondWednesdayofGreatFast… Continue Reading …

FEB 24: 2ND ALL SOULS SATURDAY

   FEB 24 – CANCELLED. 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… Continue Reading …

FEB 24: 1ST & 2ND FINDINGS OF THE HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

 FEB 24: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM, CONFESSION – 5:30-6:30 PM. Also, on February 24th, we commemorate the 1st and 2nd Findings of the Head of John the Baptist. “After the Beheading of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John (August 29), his body was buried by disciples in the Samarian city of Sebaste,… Continue Reading …

FEB 25: 2ND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. GREGORY PALAMAS

 FEB 25 – MATINS: 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASAL: 10:30 AM, FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW; PARISH MEETING: 12:15 PM. The Gospel Reading for this Sunday is Mark 2: 1-12, Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralyzed Man. The man on the mat was not able to walk. He had come to Jesus to be healed because he… Continue Reading …

FEB 26 – MAR 4: THIRD WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings for the third week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): FEB 26: ThirdMondayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING FEBRUARY 26 (2) FEB 27: ThirdTuesdayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING FEBRUARY 27 (2) FEB 28: ThirdWednesdayofGreatFast… Continue Reading …

MAR 3 & 10: 3RD & 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

 MAR 3: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; MAR 10: 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.

MAR 3 & 4: 3RD SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – VENERATION OF THE CROSS

MAR 3: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM, CONFESSION – 5:30-6:30 PM; MAR 4: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASAL, PROCESSION- 10:30 AM, FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW. The Gospel today is Mark 8: 34 – 9:1, Take Up the Cross and Follow Him and which Mark’s message is clear …… “The Lord… Continue Reading …

MARCH 5 – 11: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings for the fourth week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): MARCH 5: CrossVenerationMonday DAILY LENTEN READING MARCH 5 (2) MARCH 6: CrossVenerationTuesday DAILY LENTEN READING MARCH 6 MARCH 7: CrossVenerationWednesday DAILY… Continue Reading …

MARCH 7: MID-LENT

 CONFESSION – 5:30-6:15 PM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM. We are at the mid-point in our Lenten devotion. Therefore, be refreshed and reassured, we begin the second part of the Great Fast.

MARCH 9: COMMEMORATION OF THE 40 MARTYRS OF SEBASTE

  CONFESSION – 5:30-6:15 PM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM. On March 9th we commemorate the 40 Martyrs of Sebaste. At that time, 40 soldiers openly confessed themselves Christians & were condemned by the prefect to be exposed naked upon a frozen pond near Sebaste on a bitterly cold night so they might freeze to death. One confessor yielded… Continue Reading …

MARCH 10 & 11: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE

MARCH 10: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM, CONFESSION – 5:30-6:30 PM; MARCH 11: MATINS – 7:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:30 AM, FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW DIVINE LITURGY. The Gospel Reading today, Mark 9: 17-31, is The Healing of a Boy from a Deaf and Dumb Spirit. Jesus Christ rebukes the deaf and dumb spirit… Continue Reading …

APR 28: 2018 IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 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 Stage – Reynolds Coliseum 8:00 AM Registration… Continue Reading …

MAR 12 – MAR 18: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings for the fifth week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): MARCH 12: FifthMondayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING MARCH 12 MARCH 13: FifthTuesdayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING MARCH 13 MARCH 14: FifthWednesdayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN… Continue Reading …

MAR 15: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

 MAR 15: MATINS WITH CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE- 4:00 AM The canon is called great because of its volume (266 verses) and its inner content as it affects the soul “penitentiary” or “remorsefully.” In it St. Andrew collected all the events of the Old and the New Testaments, from the fall of Adam… Continue Reading …