Tuesday, August 20, 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.

AUG 16, 17, 18 & 21: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DEFEND THE FAITH CATECHETICAL FRIDAY

AUG 16: DEFEND THE FAITH CATECHETICAL FRIDAY - 6:30 PM ; AUG 17: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

AUG 16, 17, 18 & 21: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DEFEND THE FAITH CATECHETICAL FRIDAY AUG 16, 17, 18 & 21: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DEFEND THE FAITH CATECHETICAL FRIDAY

AUG 24 & 25: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 24: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (SN); AUG 25:  DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM… [more]

AUG 24 & 25: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 24 & 25: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

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

AUG 28: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 10:00 AM. On August 29th we commemorate… [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 TO SEPT 2: 85TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

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

AUG 30 TO SEPT 2: 85TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP AUG 30 TO SEPT 2: 85TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

AUG 31: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (SN).  On August 31, we commemorate the Feast… [more]

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7527), COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE & 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 1: 3RD HOUR - 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM (SCM). The Gospel this Sunday is Matthew 19:… [more]

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7527), COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE & 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7527), COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE & 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 7, 8 & 11: SATURDAY & SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

 SEPT 7: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM; SEPT 8: 3RD HOUR - 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 7, 8 & 11: SATURDAY & SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS SEPT 7, 8 & 11: SATURDAY & SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

SEPT 8 & 9: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) & SYNAXIS OF JOACHIM & ANNA

 On September 8, we celebrate the first major feast of the liturgical year: the Nativity (birth) of… [more]

SEPT 8 & 9: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) & SYNAXIS OF JOACHIM & ANNA SEPT 8 & 9: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) & SYNAXIS OF JOACHIM & ANNA

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

SEPT 14: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS (SN) - 4:00 PM. On September… [more]

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

SEPT 15 & 18: SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 15: 3RD HOUR - 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; SEPT 18: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 15 & 18: SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPT 15 & 18: SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 21 & 22: SATURDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE CROSS, 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23RD)

SEPT 21: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; SEPT 22: 3RD HOUR - 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 21 & 22: SATURDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE CROSS, 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23RD) SEPT 21 & 22: SATURDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE CROSS, 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23RD)

SEPT 25: COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26TH)

 SEPT 25: CONFESSION - 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM - 10:00 AM. On September 26th we also… [more]

SEPT 25: COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26TH) SEPT 25: COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (SEPT 26TH)

SEPT 28, 29 & OCT 2: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (OCT 1ST) (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  SEPT 28: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) - 4:00 PM; SEPT 29: 3RD HOUR - 0940 AM,… [more]

SEPT 28, 29 & OCT 2: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (OCT 1ST) (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) SEPT 28, 29 & OCT 2: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (OCT 1ST) (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

OCT 5, 6 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

OCT 5: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 pM; OCT 6 - 3RD HOUR - 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 5, 6 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9) OCT 5, 6 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS - APOSTLE (OCT 6), 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

OCT 12, 13 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

OCT 13: CONFESSION - 3:00 PM, VERSPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; OCT 14: 3RD HOUR - 09:40 AM, DIVINE… [more]

OCT 12, 13 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) OCT 12, 13 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

AUG 16, 17, 18 & 21: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DEFEND THE FAITH CATECHETICAL FRIDAY

AUG 16: DEFEND THE FAITH CATECHETICAL FRIDAY – 6:30 PM ; AUG 17: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN);  AUG 18: 3RD HOUR – 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SCM), AUG 21: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. Today’s gospel – Matthew 17:14-23, recounts… Continue Reading …

AUG 24 & 25: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 24: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); AUG 25:  DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SCM). The gospel today – Mathew 18: 23-35, is the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant. It talks about Jesus explaining how we are to treat our offending brethren—Jesus explains why we should forgive. Therefore, Jesus is teaching… Continue Reading …

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

AUG 28: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 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… Continue Reading …

AUG 30 TO SEPT 2: 85TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

AUG 30: DEPART FOR UNIONTOWN, PA – 9:00 AM FROM CHURCH. PROGRAM: AUG 31: 8:00 AM to SEPT 2: 9:30 PM. SEPT 2: RETURN TO NC AT 8:00 OR 9:00 PM.  See attached itinerary: 85th Annual Pilgrimage 2019 Please see flyer/invitation: http://www.sistersofstbasil.org/wp-content/uploads/85th-Pilgrimage-Invitation.pdf  There are options for camping, dorm housing or hotels in the area.  Children… Continue Reading …

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

AUG 31: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN).  On 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,… Continue Reading …

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7527), COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE & 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 1: 3RD HOUR – 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM (SCM). The Gospel this Sunday is Matthew 19: 16-26 which talks about Christ and the Rich Young Ruler. In this passage we are introduced to a self-righteous man who thought that he had kept the commandments, but knew that he did not have… Continue Reading …

SEPT 7, 8 & 11: SATURDAY & SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

 SEPT 7: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; SEPT 8: 3RD HOUR – 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) – 10:00 AM; SEPT 11: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. Today’s Sunday is the Sunday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and provides an opportunity for… Continue Reading …

SEPT 8 & 9: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) & SYNAXIS OF JOACHIM & ANNA

 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 are taken from extra-Biblical writings and the Church’s tradition; the hymns of the Liturgy… Continue Reading …

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

SEPT 14: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY & PROCESSION OF THE CROSS (SN) – 4:00 PM. 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.… Continue Reading …

SEPT 15 & 18: SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 15: 3RD HOUR – 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; SEPT 18: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 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”.… Continue Reading …

SEPT 21 & 22: SATURDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE CROSS, 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23RD)

SEPT 21: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; SEPT 22: 3RD HOUR – 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) – 10:00 AM. The Sunday Gospel reading is Luke 5: 1-11, is about the Four Fishermen Called as Disciples. In today’s Gospel reading, Christ comes upon several men, Sts. Peter, James, and John… Continue Reading …

SEPT 25: COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26TH)

 SEPT 25: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. On September 26th we also commemorate the repose of John Apostle – Evangelist. The Apostle John was especially loved by Jesus for his sacrificial love and purity. After his calling, the Apostle John did not part from the Lord, and he was… Continue Reading …

SEPT 28, 29 & OCT 2: 16TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (OCT 1ST) (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  SEPT 28: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM; SEPT 29: 3RD HOUR – 0940 AM, DIVINE LITURGY (SCM) – 10:00 AM; OCT 2 – CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. The Feast of the Protection (October 1st) commemorates the appearance of the most holy… Continue Reading …

OCT 5, 6 & 9: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 17TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

OCT 5: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 pM; OCT 6 – 3RD HOUR – 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 9 – CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 7: 11-16, in which Jesus raises a widow’s son. In the… Continue Reading …

OCT 12, 13 & 16: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

OCT 13: CONFESSION – 3:00 PM, VERSPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; OCT 14: 3RD HOUR – 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 16: CONFESSION – 9:00 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 10:00 AM. The Gospel reading today is Luke 8: 5-15,  The Parable of the Sower, in which we see that… Continue Reading …