Tuesday, June 18, 2019 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, Hours, Confessions and Divine Liturgies. Please see “Tabs” above for “Reader’s Schedule” and additional information.

JUNE 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS (FATHER’S DAY POTLUCK AFTER TYPIKA ON SUNDAY)

JUNE 15: TYPIKA (SN) - 4:00 PM, GREAT VESPERS - 5:30 PM (SUBDEACON TIM); JUNE 16: TYPIKA - 10:00 AM,… [more]

JUNE 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS (FATHER’S DAY POTLUCK AFTER TYPIKA ON SUNDAY) JUNE 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS (FATHER'S DAY POTLUCK AFTER TYPIKA ON SUNDAY)

JUNE 17 – 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]

JUNE 17 – JUNE 29: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS FROM FATHER MARK) JUNE 17 - JUNE 29: THE APOSTLES' FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS FROM FATHER MARK)

JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE

JUNE 19: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 10:00 AM, CONFESSION AFTER LITURGY. On… [more]

JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE

JUNE 22, 23 & 26: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 22: TYPIKA - 4:00 PM; JUNE 23: TYPIKA - 10:00 AM; JUNE 26: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

JUNE 22, 23 & 26: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 22, 23 & 26: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

Today's Gospel account is Luke 1:5-25, 57-68 & 76-80 recounts the foretelling of the Birth of John… [more]

JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

JUNE 29: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM. The feast day commemorates the Apostles St.… [more]

JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION) JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

JUNE 30: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES

JUNE 30: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM. This Sunday's Gospel is Matthew 6:22-34 and and it states: "22The… [more]

JUNE 30: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES JUNE 30: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES

JULY 3: COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPOSITION OF ROBE OF THE THEOTOKOS (JULY 2)

JULY 3: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM. On July 2nd we commemorate the Deposition… [more]

JULY 3: COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPOSITION OF ROBE OF THE THEOTOKOS (JULY 2) JULY 3: COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPOSITION OF ROBE OF THE THEOTOKOS (JULY 2)

JULY 5: COMMEMORATION OF VENERABLE FATHER ATHANASIUS OF MT. ATHOS

  On July 5th we commemorate our Venerable Father Athanasius of Mount Athos. He was a monk who founded… [more]

JULY 5: COMMEMORATION OF VENERABLE FATHER ATHANASIUS OF MT. ATHOS JULY 5: COMMEMORATION OF VENERABLE FATHER ATHANASIUS OF MT. ATHOS

JULY 6 & 7: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JULY 6: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM; JULY 7: DIVINE LITURGY (SCM)- 10:00 AM. This Sunday's… [more]

JULY 6 & 7: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 6 & 7: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 10: COMMEMORATION OF ANTHONY OF THE CAVES

JULY 10: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM. On July 10th we commemorate Anthony of the… [more]

JULY 10: COMMEMORATION OF ANTHONY OF THE CAVES JULY 10: COMMEMORATION OF ANTHONY OF THE CAVES

JULY 13, 14 & 17: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE SIX ECUMENICAL COUNCILS (5TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

  JULY 13: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM; JULY 14: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; … [more]

JULY 13, 14 & 17: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE SIX ECUMENICAL COUNCILS (5TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) JULY 13, 14 & 17: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE SIX ECUMENICAL COUNCILS (5TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

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

JULY 20: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (NOTE: CARS TO BE BLESSED AT DIVINE… [more]

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

JULY 15: COMMEMORATION OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES

 St. Vladimir was a devout pagan in his early life. He was a great conqueror who had many wives and… [more]

JULY 15: COMMEMORATION OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES JULY 15: COMMEMORATION OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES

JULY 21: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 21: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM (SCM), BLESSING OF CARS AFTER DIVINE LITURGY The Gospel Reading… [more]

JULY 21: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 21: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 15 & 16: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS (FATHER’S DAY POTLUCK AFTER TYPIKA ON SUNDAY)

JUNE 15: TYPIKA (SN) – 4:00 PM, GREAT VESPERS – 5:30 PM (SUBDEACON TIM); JUNE 16: TYPIKA – 10:00 AM, FATHER’S DAY POTLUCK TO FOLLOW. The first Sunday after the Feast of Holy Pentecost is observed as the Sunday of All Saints.  This day has been designated as a commemoration of all of the Saints,… Continue Reading …

JUNE 17 – 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 (June 17th) 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… Continue Reading …

JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE

JUNE 19: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM, CONFESSION AFTER LITURGY. On June 19th we commemorate St. Jude Apostle. Jude was the brother of St. James and son of St. Joseph, Betrothed to the Theotokos. Sometimes he is called Levi or Thaddeus. He protested along with Simon and Hosea when… Continue Reading …

JUNE 22, 23 & 26: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 22: TYPIKA – 4:00 PM; JUNE 23: TYPIKA – 10:00 AM; JUNE 26: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM, CONFESSION AFTER LITURGY. In this Sunday’s Gospel reading, 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… Continue Reading …

JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

Today’s Gospel account is Luke 1:5-25, 57-68 & 76-80 recounts the foretelling of the Birth of John the Baptist, the Birth of John the Baptist and Zechariah’s prophesy that St. John would be strong in spirit and live in the wilderness before appearing to Israel. Likewise, we celebrate the Birth of St. John the Baptist… Continue Reading …

JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

JUNE 29: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM. The feast day commemorates the Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul for their ministry of the teachings of Jesus and their martyrdom in Rome. We also complete the Apostle’s Fast on June 29th. The Gospel Reading is Matthew 16: 13-19 in which Peter declares… Continue Reading …

JUNE 30: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES

JUNE 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. This Sunday’s Gospel is Matthew 6:22-34 and and it states: “22The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light.” We learn about desire, and what shapes our desires. Just as the light of the body is… Continue Reading …

JULY 3: COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPOSITION OF ROBE OF THE THEOTOKOS (JULY 2)

JULY 3: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. On July 2nd we commemorate the Deposition of the Robe of the Theotokos. According to tradition, many miracles have occurred and a great number of people have been healed by the wonder-working Robe. Every year on July 2, the Most Precious Robe is carried from the… Continue Reading …

JULY 5: COMMEMORATION OF VENERABLE FATHER ATHANASIUS OF MT. ATHOS

  On July 5th we commemorate our Venerable Father Athanasius of Mount Athos. He was a monk who founded the monastic community on Mount Athos, which has since evolved into the greatest center of Orthodox Christian monasticism. Having completed his education, he withdrew into the desert of Maleinos near Athos, the Holy Mountain, where he… Continue Reading …

JULY 6 & 7: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JULY 6: VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; JULY 7: DIVINE LITURGY (SCM)- 10:00 AM. This Sunday’s gospel readings for Divine Liturgy – The Gospel of Matthew 8:5-13, addresses The Faith of the Centurion who asked Jesus, while he was in Capernaum, to heal his servant and which Jesus marveled at the Centurion’s faith.… Continue Reading …

JULY 10: COMMEMORATION OF ANTHONY OF THE CAVES

JULY 10: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. On July 10th we commemorate Anthony of the Caves, Venerable. Anthony of Kiev (c. 983-1073) was a monk and the founder of the monastic tradition in the Kievan Rus’. Also called Anthony of the Caves he, together with Theodosius of Kiev, co-founded the Kiev Monastery of the… Continue Reading …

JULY 13, 14 & 17: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE SIX ECUMENICAL COUNCILS (5TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

  JULY 13: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; JULY 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM;  JULY 17: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM, CONFESSION AFTER LITURGY. The Gospel Reading for this Sunday’s Gospel reading is from Matthew 8:28 – 9:1. In the reading, Jesus Restores Two Demon-Possessed… Continue Reading …

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

JULY 20: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (NOTE: CARS TO BE BLESSED AT DIVINE LITURGY ON SATURDAY, JULY 20TH, & SUNDAY, JULY 21ST). On July 20th we commemorate the holy prophet Elijah who was taken into heaven on a fiery chariot and who was reading scripture while in his chariot.… Continue Reading …

JULY 15: COMMEMORATION OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES

 St. Vladimir was a devout pagan in his early life. He was a great conqueror who had many wives and erected many pagan statues in the lands that he ruled over. Upon finding out that other faiths existed beyond his own paganism, he decided to send his envoys out into the world to find out… Continue Reading …

JULY 21: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SCM), BLESSING OF CARS AFTER DIVINE LITURGY The Gospel Reading for this Sunday is Matthew 9:1-8 in which Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralyzed Man. We learn that not only does Jesus have authority, but we have an account of an event that shows that He has authority… Continue Reading …