Tuesday, April 7, 2020 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.

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES.

The following are two letters from the Office of the Bishop, Diocese of Passaic, Most Rev. Kurt Burnette,… [more]

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES. LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES.

APRIL 6 – APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS

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

APRIL 6 – APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS APRIL 6 - APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET & BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME

Pascha Sunday of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord is a day of joyful celebration. The celebration… [more]

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET & BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET & BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be… [more]

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME)

   BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will… [more]

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME) APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME)

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

 BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will… [more]

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

    BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 6:00 AM, GREAT VESPERS, PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT (PRIVATE):… [more]

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME)

JERUSALEM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM; VIGIL WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 4:00 PM. Fr. Mark streaming… [more]

APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME) APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME)

APRIL 12: PASCHA – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

   RESURRECTION MATINS (PRIVATE) - 8:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 8:45 AM. Fr. Mark streaming… [more]

APRIL 12: PASCHA – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST APRIL 12: PASCHA - RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

APRIL 13 – 18: BRIGHT WEEK

APRIL 15: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 10:00 AM, APRIL 16: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 10:00 AM, APRIL 18:… [more]

APRIL 13 – 18: BRIGHT WEEK APRIL 13 - 18: BRIGHT WEEK

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM

 The 17th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 18th and streamed on-line… [more]

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM

APRIL 19 & 22:THOMAS SUNDAY (2ND PASCHAL SUNDAY)

APR 19: CONFESSION - CANCELLED, 3RD HOUR - CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 10:00 AM; APRIL 22:… [more]

APRIL 19 & 22:THOMAS SUNDAY (2ND PASCHAL SUNDAY) APRIL 19 & 22:THOMAS SUNDAY (2ND PASCHAL SUNDAY)

APRIL 23: COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE GREAT-MARTYR

APR 23: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 10:00 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/… [more]

APRIL 23: COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE GREAT-MARTYR APRIL 23: COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE GREAT-MARTYR

APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

APR 25: CONFESSION - CANCELLED, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 4:00 PM.  Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook… [more]

APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE – EVANGELIST APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

APR 26: SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY)

APR 26: CONFESSION - CANCELLED, 3RD HOUR - CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 09:00 AM.  Fr.… [more]

APR 26: SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY) APR 26: SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY)

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES.

The following are two letters from the Office of the Bishop, Diocese of Passaic, Most Rev. Kurt Burnette, concerning the cancellation of all liturgical services inside churches in the Diocese of Passaic until Thursday, April 30th. Liturgical services may be live-streamed only. Doc1The latest letter from Bishop Kurt regarding Corona Virus Pandemic-decree-3-27-2020 Pandemic-Letter-3-16-2020 Parishes live-streaming… Continue Reading …

APRIL 6 – APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings during Holy Week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): APRIL 6: GreatMonday HOLY WEEK READING GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY APRIL 7: GreatTuesday HOLY WEEK READING GREAT AND HOLY… Continue Reading …

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET & BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME

Pascha Sunday of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord is a day of joyful celebration. The celebration includes the Blessing of the Pascha Baskets which contain foods not eaten during the Great Fast. These include meats, eggs, cheese, butter, rich breads, wine, sweats and become the foods of the Easter Banquet. Each basket is covered with a cloth… Continue Reading …

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream On Holy Tuesday we listen to the Gospel reading Matt 24:36-26:2. We read that Jesus stressed the importance of ethical preparation and wakefulness. He provides examples referring to… Continue Reading …

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME)

   BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/  (FASTING MEAL AT HOME – fasting meal dishes, and fruit, nuts, bread, wine). Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream During the Pre-sanctified Liturgy the Gospel reading is Matt 26: 6-16. We hear… Continue Reading …

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

 BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream On this day we hear the Gospels of Matthew, John and Luke. We recall our Lord’s last meal (the Mystical Supper) with His disciples –… Continue Reading …

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

    BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 6:00 AM, GREAT VESPERS, PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. (STRICT FAST). Fr. Mark will be streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ and Entombment. We recall Jesus’ crucifixion, death and burial, for the life of… Continue Reading …

APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (BLESSING YOUR PASCHA BASKET AT HOME)

JERUSALEM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM; VIGIL WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 4:00 PM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream On Holy Saturday we hear the Gospel Matthew 28: 1-20. The faithful women visit Jesus’ tomb and an angel invites them to see the place where Jesus had… Continue Reading …

APRIL 12: PASCHA – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

   RESURRECTION MATINS (PRIVATE) – 8:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 8:45 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream If you would like to bless your Pascha Basket at home with your Blessed Water, “the Paschal Matins book contains versions of the blessings of Paschal foods… Continue Reading …

APRIL 13 – 18: BRIGHT WEEK

APRIL 15: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 10:00 AM, APRIL 16: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 10:00 AM, APRIL 18: (BRIGHT SATURDAY): VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 4:00 PM.  Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Bright Week is the first week following the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and ends the following Sunday,… Continue Reading …

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM

 The 17th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 18th and streamed on-line from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm on their You-Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ignitedbytruthcatholicconference Visit IgnitedByTruth.org or call 919-789-1428. Or for more information, contact Lisa Rose of our parish. 2020 Agenda Agenda is subject to change. Online Conference Speaking Schedule: 10:00 AM – “Divine Destiny:… Continue Reading …

APRIL 19 & 22:THOMAS SUNDAY (2ND PASCHAL SUNDAY)

APR 19: CONFESSION – CANCELLED, 3RD HOUR – CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 10:00 AM; APRIL 22: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 10:00 AM.  Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ The Gospel reading to today is John 20:19-31, recounts the story of Christ appearing to the Apostle Thomas in order to dispel his doubt about… Continue Reading …

APRIL 23: COMMEMORATION OF ST. GEORGE GREAT-MARTYR

APR 23: DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 10:00 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ On April 23rd we commemorate Saint George. He was a soldier in the Roman army & is venerated as a Christian martyr. On 24 Feb AD 303, Emperor Diocletian issued an edict that every Christian army soldier be arrested and every other… Continue Reading …

APRIL 25: COMMEMORATION OF ST. MARK APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

APR 25: CONFESSION – CANCELLED, VIGIL DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 4:00 PM.  Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ On Saturday, April 25th, we commemorate the feast day of the Apostle and Evangelist Mark of the land of Egypt who was martyred. He the author of the Gospel of Mark, the companion of the Apostle… Continue Reading …

APR 26: SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARERS (3RD PASCHAL SUNDAY)

APR 26: CONFESSION – CANCELLED, 3RD HOUR – CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 09:00 AM.  Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ The Gospel Reading is Mark 15: 43-16 which describes how the women disciples of our Lord came to the tomb to anoint his body with myrrh-oils but found the tomb empty. As the woman wondered what this… Continue Reading …