Wednesday, July 17, 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.

FATHER RICK, BELOVED PASTOR, HAS ENTERED INTO ETERNAL LIFE WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

It's with great sadness that on Sunday evening, July 14th, Fr Mark received a call from Bishop Kurt informing… [more]

FATHER RICK, BELOVED PASTOR, HAS ENTERED INTO ETERNAL LIFE WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST FATHER RICK, BELOVED PASTOR, HAS ENTERED INTO ETERNAL LIFE WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

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

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) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES JULY 20: FEAST OF ELIJAH - GREAT PROPHET (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES

JULY 21 & 22: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MARY MAGDALENE EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES (JULY 22ND) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES

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

JULY 21 & 22: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MARY MAGDALENE EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES (JULY 22ND) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES JULY 21 & 22: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MARY MAGDALENE EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES (JULY 22ND) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES

JULY 24: COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB MARTYRS

JULY 24: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 10:00 AM. On July 24th we commemorate… [more]

JULY 24: COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB MARTYRS JULY 24: COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB MARTYRS

JULY 24: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA

JULY 24: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 10:00 AM. On July 25th the Dormition… [more]

JULY 24: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA JULY 24: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA

AUG 4: ST. NICHOLAS PILGRIMAGE

Saint Nicholas Pilgrimage, August 4, 2019, 8th Sunday after Pentecost Carpathian Village / Saint Nicholas… [more]

AUG 4: ST. NICHOLAS PILGRIMAGE AUG 4: ST. NICHOLAS PILGRIMAGE

JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR

  JULY 27: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM.  On July 26th, we commemorate the… [more]

JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR

JULY 28: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 28: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM (SCM). In today's Gospel Reading, Matthew 9:27-35, Two Blind Men… [more]

JULY 28: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JULY 28: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 31: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS (AUG 1)

JULY 31: CONFESSION - 09:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM- 10:00 AM. On August 1 it is a tradition… [more]

JULY 31: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS (AUG 1) JULY 31: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS (AUG 1)

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST & PARAKLESIS (AUG 3 & AUG 10)

  AUG 3: PARAKLESIS - 2:00 PM, AUG 10: PARAKLESIS - 2 PM. We celebrate the Dormition of the Mother of… [more]

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST & PARAKLESIS (AUG 3 & AUG 10) AUG 1 - AUG 14: DORMITION FAST & PARAKLESIS (AUG 3 & AUG 10)

AUG 3 & 4: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  AUG 3: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; AUG 4: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM.   … [more]

AUG 3 & 4: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 3 & 4: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  AUG 5: GREAT VESPERS & BLESSING OF FRUIT - 6:00 PM (SN); AUG 6: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING… [more]

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

  Today we commemorate Matthias, Apostle. The Apostle Matthias, according to the Acts of the Apostles,… [more]

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

AUG 10 & 11: 9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 10: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM; AUG 11: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00… [more]

AUG 10 & 11: 9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 10 & 11: 9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

 AUG 14: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 6:00 PM; AUG 15: DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) - 6:30 PM. PLEASE BRING… [more]

AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION) AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

FATHER RICK, BELOVED PASTOR, HAS ENTERED INTO ETERNAL LIFE WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST

It’s with great sadness that on Sunday evening, July 14th, Fr Mark received a call from Bishop Kurt informing him that Fr Rick passed away while in Ukraine.  Details aren’t available, but will be shared as they become available. Our Parish was under Father Richard Rohrer’s guidance from 1994 to 2017 and he celebrated with… Continue Reading …

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

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 21 & 22: 6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF MARY MAGDALENE EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES (JULY 22ND) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES

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 …

JULY 24: COMMEMORATION OF BORIS & GLEB MARTYRS

JULY 24: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. On July 24th we commemorate the holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyrs Boris and Gleb. They were the sons of the great Prince Vladimir, the baptizer of the Russian people. They became known as Passion-bearers,  since they did not resist evil with violence. Boris and… Continue Reading …

JULY 24: DORMITION OF ST. ANNA

JULY 24: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. On July 25th the Dormition of St. Anna, Mother of the Most Holy Theotokos, is commemorated. According to tradition, she died peacefully in Jerusalem at age 79, before the Annunciation to the Most Holy Theotokos.    

AUG 4: ST. NICHOLAS PILGRIMAGE

Saint Nicholas Pilgrimage, August 4, 2019, 8th Sunday after Pentecost Carpathian Village / Saint Nicholas Shrine, 802 Snow Hill Road, Cresco, PA 18326 12:00 Noon Welcome and Blessing of Pilgrims Begins (Picnic Pavilion) Food Service Begins (Picnic Pavilion) 12:30 PM Devotion to Saint Nicholas (Shrine Altar) w/Panachida For Deceased Clergy and Pilgrims 1:00 PM Confessions… Continue Reading …

JULY 27: COMMEMORATION OF PANTELEIMON GREAT MARTYR

  JULY 27: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM.  On July 26th, we commemorate the Great Martyr Panteleimon. He was educated as a physician, and he “dedicated his life to the suffering, the sick, the unfortunate and the needy. He treated all those who turned to him without charge and did… Continue Reading …

JULY 28: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 28: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SCM). In today’s Gospel Reading, Matthew 9:27-35, Two Blind Men are Healed. Today’s Gospel reading speaks of truths that are of great importance to our everyday lives. It speaks of the love of God for man and of the love of man for God; of the fact that God… Continue Reading …

JULY 31: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS (AUG 1)

JULY 31: CONFESSION – 09:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM- 10:00 AM. On August 1 it is a tradition to carry the wood of the Venerable Cross through the streets of Constantinople for the sanctification of the city starting in the beginning of August. This was done because illnesses were more common in August at… Continue Reading …

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST & PARAKLESIS (AUG 3 & AUG 10)

  AUG 3: PARAKLESIS – 2:00 PM, AUG 10: PARAKLESIS – 2 PM. We celebrate the Dormition of the Mother of God after this fasting period. By tradition, a Paraklesis (Small Service of Supplication to the Theotokos), sometimes called the Office of Consolation to the Most Holy Theotokos is sung daily during the Dormition Fast,… Continue Reading …

AUG 3 & 4: 8TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  AUG 3: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; AUG 4: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM.     The Gospel Reading is Matthew 14:14-22, The Feeding of the 5000, in which the passage of story concerns Christ’s feeding five thousand with five loaves and two fishes. Breaking bread together is a communal… Continue Reading …

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  AUG 5: GREAT VESPERS & BLESSING OF FRUIT – 6:00 PM (SN); AUG 6: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FRUIT – 6:30 PM (SCM). Feast of the Transfiguration (Day of Blessing of Fruit) – The Gospel reading today is Matthew 17:1-9, which recounts the Transfiguration in which Jesus becomes radiant in glory before the Apostles… Continue Reading …

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

  Today we commemorate Matthias, Apostle. The Apostle Matthias, according to the Acts of the Apostles, was chosen by lot to replace Judas Iscariot after his betrayal of Jesus and subsequent death. His calling as an apostle was unique, in that he was not chosen personally by Jesus who had already ascended into Heaven, but made before… Continue Reading …

AUG 10 & 11: 9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 10: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; AUG 11: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM.  The Gospel reading this Sunday is Matthew 14: 22-34, which is about Jesus Walking on Water. In this Gospel we learn of the story of Jesus walking on water and then the story of Peter… Continue Reading …

AUG 14 & 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

 AUG 14: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 6:00 PM; AUG 15: DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) – 6:30 PM. PLEASE BRING FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS TO BE BLESSED AFTER EACH LITURGY. The Feast commemorates the repose or “falling-asleep” of the Mother of Jesus Christ, our Lord. The Feast also commemorates the translation or assumption into heaven of the… Continue Reading …