Tuesday, March 26, 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.

MAR 4 – APR 20: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES

  CONFESSIONS: 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM BEFORE EACH PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY & AT 3:00 PM ON SATURDAYS; PRE-SANCTIFIED… [more]

MAR 4 – APR 20: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES MAR 4 – APR 20: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST - WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES

MAR 25: ANNUNCIATION OF OUR MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

MAR 25: VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY - 6:30 PM. On March 25th we celebrate the Annunication of the… [more]

MAR 25: ANNUNCIATION OF OUR MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) MAR 25: ANNUNCIATION OF OUR MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

MAR 25 – 31: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

MAR 25 – 31: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS MAR 25 – 31: FOURTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

MARCH 26: SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGEL GABRIEL

MAR 26: 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM - 11:00 AM. This day commemorates the Lord's messenger Gabriel post… [more]

MARCH 26: SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGEL GABRIEL MARCH 26: SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGEL GABRIEL

MAR 27: MID-LENT

CONFESSION - 5:30-6:15 PM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM, FASTING POTLUCK AFTER LITURGY. We are at… [more]

MAR 27: MID-LENT MAR 27: MID-LENT

MAR 30: 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

 MAR 30: PANACHYDA - 2:00 PM. All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the dead… [more]

MAR 30: 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY MAR 30: 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

MAR 30 & 31: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE

   MAR 30: CONFESSION - 3:00 - 3:45; VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY- 4:00 PM; MAR 31: DIVINE LITURGY OF ST.… [more]

MAR 30 & 31: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE MAR 30 & 31: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE

APR 1 – APR 7: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

APR 1 – APR 7: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS APR 1 – APR 7: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

APR 4: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

 APR 4: MATINS WITH CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE- 5:30 AM The canon is called great because of its… [more]

APR 4: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE APR 4: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

APR 6: AKATHISTOS SATURDAY – “AKATHIST HYMN” IN HONOR OF THE THEOTOKOS

  APR 6: CONFESSION - 3:00-3:45 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM.  The Hymn is a profound, devotional… [more]

APR 6: AKATHISTOS SATURDAY – “AKATHIST HYMN” IN HONOR OF THE THEOTOKOS APR 6: AKATHISTOS SATURDAY - "AKATHIST HYMN" IN HONOR OF THE THEOTOKOS

APR 6: 16TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 The 16th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 6th at Reynolds Coliseum… [more]

APR 6: 16TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE APR 6: 16TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

APR 7 & 9: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE

 APR 7: DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASAL: 10:00 AM; FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW; APR 9: 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM… [more]

APR 7 & 9: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE APR 7 & 9: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE

APR 8 – APR 14: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

APR 8 – APR 14: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS APR 8 - APR 14: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

APRIL 13: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APR 13: DIVINE LITURGY - 1:00 PM. Feast commemorates the miracle of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ… [more]

APRIL 13: LAZARUS SATURDAY APRIL 13: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APRIL 13 & 14: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APR 13: CONFESSIONS - 3:00 - 3:45 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; APR 14: DIVINE LITURGY OF ST.… [more]

APRIL 13 & 14: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY APRIL 13 & 14: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

MAR 4 – APR 20: THE 40 DAY GREAT FAST – WEEKLY CONFESSION, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY, 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM, LENTEN READINGS & FASTING GUIDELINES

  CONFESSIONS: 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM BEFORE EACH PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY & AT 3:00 PM ON SATURDAYS; PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM on WED & FRI.  NOTE: Each Wednesday Pre-Sanctified Liturgy will be followed by a fasting pot-luck meal. ALSO, 6th Hour & Catechism will be held every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. The Liturgy of the… Continue Reading …

MAR 25: ANNUNCIATION OF OUR MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

MAR 25: VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 PM. On March 25th we celebrate the Annunication of the Theotokos. The feast commemorates the announcement by the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would become the Theotokos (God-bearer) as told by the Gospel reading in Luke 1:24-38. In the reading, the Archangel Gabriel appeared… Continue Reading …

MAR 25 – 31: 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): MAR 25: CrossVenerationMonday DAILY LENTEN READING 22nd DAY OF THE GREAT FAST MAR 26: CrossVenerationTuesday DAILY LENTEN READING 23rd DAY… Continue Reading …

MARCH 26: SYNAXIS OF THE ARCHANGEL GABRIEL

MAR 26: 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM. This day commemorates the Lord’s messenger Gabriel post the celebration of the Annunciation.

MAR 27: MID-LENT

CONFESSION – 5:30-6:15 PM, PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:30 PM, FASTING POTLUCK AFTER LITURGY. We are at the mid-point in our Lenten devotion. Therefore, be joyful, refreshed and reassured, we begin the second part of the Great Fast with continued fasting, prayer and good deeds.

MAR 30: 4TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

 MAR 30: PANACHYDA – 2:00 PM. 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.… Continue Reading …

MAR 30 & 31: 4TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST. JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE

   MAR 30: CONFESSION – 3:00 – 3:45; VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY- 4:00 PM; MAR 31: DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASIL  – 10:00 AM, FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW. 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 and it… Continue Reading …

APR 1 – APR 7: 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): APRIL 1: FifthMondayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING 29th DAY OF THE GREAT FAST APRIL 2: FifthTuesdayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING… Continue Reading …

APR 4: GREAT CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE

 APR 4: MATINS WITH CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE- 5:30 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 …

APR 6: AKATHISTOS SATURDAY – “AKATHIST HYMN” IN HONOR OF THE THEOTOKOS

  APR 6: CONFESSION – 3:00-3:45 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM.  The Hymn is a profound, devotional poem, which sings the praises of the Holy Mother and Ever-Virgin Mary. This service was initiated in Greece in gratitude to the Theotokos for her numerous deliverance’s of Constantinople from its enemies. The Akathist is read… Continue Reading …

APR 6: 16TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 The 16th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 6th at Reynolds Coliseum on the NC State Campus, Raleigh. The Saturday program includes 5 renowned speakers: Dr Tim Gray, Fr Larry Richards, Dr Peter Kreeft, Adam Blai, and Susan Brinkmann. Opening 8:00am Mass celebrated by Bishop Zarama. Student program includes Pizza lunch, Youth… Continue Reading …

APR 7 & 9: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE

 APR 7: DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASAL: 10:00 AM; FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW; APR 9: 6TH HOUR & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM.  Today’s Gospel Reading, Mark 10:32-45, Jesus Teaches on His Passion and Resurrection for the Third Time, and then explains that the life of a disciple is a life of a servant. This is the 3rd… Continue Reading …

APR 8 – APR 14: SIXTH 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 sixth week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): APRIL 8: PalmMonday DAILY LENTEN READING 36th DAY OF THE GREAT FAST APRIL 9: PalmTuesday DAILY LENTEN READING… Continue Reading …

APRIL 13: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APR 13: DIVINE LITURGY – 1:00 PM. Feast commemorates the miracle of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ when He raised his friend Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days. The effects of this miracle were immediate: it caused many of the Jews to put their faith in the… Continue Reading …

APRIL 13 & 14: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APR 13: CONFESSIONS – 3:00 – 3:45 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; APR 14: DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASIL – 10:00 AM & “SALAD NICOISE” POTLUCK TO FOLLOW LITURGY. ABSTINENCE, BUT NO FASTING; FISH & WINE The Gospel Reading today is from John 12: 1-18, The Anointing at Bethany & The Triumphal Entry, in which this… Continue Reading …