Tuesday, August 21, 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.

AUG 18, 19, 21 & 23: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 AUG 18: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (SN); AUG 19: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM (SCM); AUG 21: DIVINE… [more]

AUG 18, 19, 21 & 23: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 18, 19, 21 & 23: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 25 & 26: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 25: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); AUG 26: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. On this Sunday… [more]

AUG 25 & 26: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 25 & 26: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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

 AUG 28: DIVINE LITURGY - 11:00 AM. On August 29th we commemorate the Beheading of the Holy Glorious… [more]

AUG 28: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) AUG 28: 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 Friday, August 31, we commemorate the Feast of the Placing of… [more]

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

AUG 31 TO SEPT 3: 84TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

 AUG 31: DEPART FOR UNIONTOWN, PA - 9:00 AM FROM CHURCH. PROGRAM: SEPT 1: 8:00 AM to SEPT 2: 9:30 PM.… [more]

AUG 31 TO SEPT 3: 84TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP AUG 31 TO SEPT 3: 84TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

SEPT 1 & 2: BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH YEAR; COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON – VENERABLE; & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 1: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (SN); SEPT 2: MATINS - DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) - 10:00 AM. Among… [more]

SEPT 1 & 2: BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH YEAR; COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON – VENERABLE; & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 1 & 2: BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH YEAR; COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON - VENERABLE; & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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

 SEPT 7: VESPERS – 6:30 PM; SEPT 8: DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM. On September 8, we celebrate… [more]

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

SEPT 8 & 9: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 9: GREAT VESPERS – 4:00 PM; SEPT 9: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. Today’s Sunday is also… [more]

SEPT 8 & 9: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 8 & 9: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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

 SEPT 13: DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS - 6:00 P.M. On September 14th we commemorate… [more]

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

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

 SEPT 15: DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM; SEPT 16: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. Today's Gospel, Mark… [more]

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

SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26)

SEPT 22: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (SN); SEPT 23: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; SEPT 25: DIVINE… [more]

SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26) SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (SEPT 26)

SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  SEPT 29: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; SEPT 30: DIVINE LITURGY -  10:00 AM; OCT 2 - DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

 OCT 6: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 pM; OCT 7 - DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; OCT 9 - DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9) OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS - APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (OCT 18)

 OCT 13: VERSPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; OCT 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 16: DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (OCT 18) OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (OCT 18)

OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

 OCT 20: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; OCT 21: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; OCT 23: DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23) OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES - APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

AUG 18, 19, 21 & 23: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 AUG 18: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); AUG 19: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SCM); AUG 21: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; AUG 23: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Today’s Gospel reading is Matthew 21: 33-42, The Parable of the Evil Tenants. The message Jesus shares with us in this parable… Continue Reading …

AUG 25 & 26: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 25: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); AUG 26: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. On this Sunday the Gospel reading is Matthew 22:1-14, The Parable of the Wedding Banquet. In this parable Jesus states the kingdom of heaven is compared to a king who gives a wedding banquet for his son. When those… Continue Reading …

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

 AUG 28: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. On August 29th we commemorate 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… Continue Reading …

AUG 30: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 AUG 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM.  On Friday, 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 …

AUG 31 TO SEPT 3: 84TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

 AUG 31: DEPART FOR UNIONTOWN, PA – 9:00 AM FROM CHURCH. PROGRAM: SEPT 1: 8:00 AM to SEPT 2: 9:30 PM. SEPT 3: RETURN TO NC AT 8:00 OR 9:00 PM. Please see or contact Michelle if you are interested in attending or need more information at [email protected] or please review this attachment: 84th Annual Pilgrimage 2018… Continue Reading …

SEPT 1 & 2: BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH YEAR; COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON – VENERABLE; & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 1: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); SEPT 2: MATINS – DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) – 10:00 AM. 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… Continue Reading …

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

 SEPT 7: VESPERS – 6:30 PM; SEPT 8: DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM. 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 the year. The stories of the feast… Continue Reading …

SEPT 8 & 9: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 SEPT 9: GREAT VESPERS – 4:00 PM; SEPT 9: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 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 today’s Gospel, John 3: 13-17, our… Continue Reading …

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

 SEPT 13: DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS – 6:00 P.M. On September 14th we commemorate 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 of Chosroas, King of the Persians. The precious relic was recovered… Continue Reading …

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

 SEPT 15: DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; SEPT 16: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 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 tells us how to follow Him.… Continue Reading …

SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26)

SEPT 22: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); SEPT 23: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; SEPT 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM; SEPT 27: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Gospel today, Luke 5: 1-11, is about the Four Fishermen Called as Disciples. In today’s Gospel reading, Christ comes upon several men, Sts. Peter,… Continue Reading …

SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  SEPT 29: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; SEPT 30: DIVINE LITURGY –  10:00 AM; OCT 2 – DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 4: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Feast of the Protection commemorates the appearance of the most holy Theotokos in the Church of Blachernae in Constantinople in the… Continue Reading …

OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

 OCT 6: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 pM; OCT 7 – DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 9 – DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 11 – DIVINE LITURGY – 6 PM. Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 7: 11-16, in which Jesus raises a widow’s son. In the passage Jesus travels to Nain,… Continue Reading …

OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (OCT 18)

 OCT 13: VERSPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; OCT 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 16: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 18: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. 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… Continue Reading …

OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

 OCT 20: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; OCT 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 23: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Today’s Gospel Luke: 16: 19-31 is the parable about The Rich Man and Lazarus. The Parable begins “There was a certain rich man” –… Continue Reading …