Thursday, January 21, 2021 UTC

CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM! CHRISTOS RAZDAJETSJA! SLAVITE JEHO! CHRISTOS ROZDAETZA! SLAVEETE YAYHO!

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.

  • A face mask covering mouth and nose MUST be worn during Divine Liturgy, which should be removed before receiving Holy Communion.

HOUSE BLESSINGS

Glory to Jesus Christ! Fr Vasyl is available for house blessings.  Please email [email protected][more]

HOUSE BLESSINGS HOUSE BLESSINGS

JAN 20: COMMEMORATION OF EUTHYMIUS THE GREAT – VENERABLE

  Saint Euthymius the Great was an abbot in Palestine who lived in the latter 4th and 5th centuries.… [more]

JAN 20: COMMEMORATION OF EUTHYMIUS THE GREAT – VENERABLE JAN 20: COMMEMORATION OF EUTHYMIUS THE GREAT - VENERABLE

GOD WITH US ONLINE: OCT 2020 – JANUARY 2021 SCHEDULE

God With Us Online is dedicated to the catechetical renewal of Eastern Catholics in the United States.… [more]

GOD WITH US ONLINE: OCT 2020 – JANUARY 2021 SCHEDULE GOD WITH US ONLINE: OCT 2020 - JANUARY 2021 SCHEDULE

JAN 24: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

JAN 24: CONFESSION – 08:30, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM. PROPERS: 01-24-21_Sunday_Publican_and_Pharisee_DL Streaming… [more]

JAN 24: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION JAN 24: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN BISHOP

 On Jan 25th we commemorate St. Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus), Archbishop… [more]

JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN BISHOP JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN BISHOP

JAN 29: VIRTURAL 48TH ANNUAL MARCH FOR LIFE IN WASHINGTON D.C.

MARCH FOR LIFE (DC)- January 29, 2021 - 2021 THEME: TOGETHER, WE MARCH FOR LIFE! This annual event will… [more]

JAN 29: VIRTURAL 48TH ANNUAL MARCH FOR LIFE IN WASHINGTON D.C. JAN 29: VIRTURAL 48TH ANNUAL MARCH FOR LIFE IN WASHINGTON D.C.

JAN 30: THREE HOLY HIERARCHS

  PROPERS: 01-30_Three_Hierarchs_DL On January 30th each year, we commemorate The Three… [more]

JAN 30: THREE HOLY HIERARCHS JAN 30: THREE HOLY HIERARCHS

JAN 31: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

  JAN 31: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 01-31-21_Sunday_Prodigal_Son_DL Reading… [more]

JAN 31: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION JAN 31: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS)

FEB 2: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. PROPERS: 02-02_Meeting_DL On February 2nd we celebrate forty… [more]

FEB 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS) FEB 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS)

FEB 6: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY

  PROPERS: All_Souls_Saturday_DL All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the… [more]

FEB 6: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY FEB 6: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY

FEB 7: SUNDAY OF THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST (MEAT-FARE SUNDAY) & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 7: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM. PROPERS: 02-07-21_Sunday_Meatfare_DL Reading… [more]

FEB 7: SUNDAY OF THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST (MEAT-FARE SUNDAY) & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION FEB 7: SUNDAY OF THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST (MEAT-FARE SUNDAY) & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 13: COMMEMORATION OF ALL HOLY ASCETICAL FATHERS AND MOTHERS

PROPERS: PF4_Saturday_Cheesefare_DL On February 13th we commemorate all Holy Ascetical Fathers and… [more]

FEB 13: COMMEMORATION OF ALL HOLY ASCETICAL FATHERS AND MOTHERS FEB 13: COMMEMORATION OF ALL HOLY ASCETICAL FATHERS AND MOTHERS

FEB 14: FORGIVENESS SUNDAY (SUNDAY OF CHEESE-FARE), VESPERS OF FORGIVENESS & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 14: CONFESSION - 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 09:00 AM. (NOTE: mutual forgiveness part of Vespers service… [more]

FEB 14: FORGIVENESS SUNDAY (SUNDAY OF CHEESE-FARE), VESPERS OF FORGIVENESS & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION FEB 14: FORGIVENESS SUNDAY (SUNDAY OF CHEESE-FARE), VESPERS OF FORGIVENESS & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 15: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY)

 The first day of the Fast, called Clean or Pure Monday, is a day of exceptionally strict fasting and… [more]

FEB 15: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY) FEB 15: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY)

FEB 15 – FEB 21: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

FEB 15 – FEB 21: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS FEB 15 - FEB 21: FIRST WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

HOUSE BLESSINGS

Glory to Jesus Christ! Fr Vasyl is available for house blessings.  Please email [email protected] if you are interested in having your home blessed and what day/time works best for you. It is customary, to invite your Priest to bless your home with the Holy Water sanctified on Theophany (the feast which commemorates the Baptism of… Continue Reading …

JAN 20: COMMEMORATION OF EUTHYMIUS THE GREAT – VENERABLE

  Saint Euthymius the Great was an abbot in Palestine who lived in the latter 4th and 5th centuries. He is venerated on January 20th in both Roman/Eastern Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches. He established religious communities throughout Palestine and was know as a clairvoyant.

GOD WITH US ONLINE: OCT 2020 – JANUARY 2021 SCHEDULE

God With Us Online is dedicated to the catechetical renewal of Eastern Catholics in the United States. The Eastern Catholic Eparchial Directors of Religious Education are offering 4 free fall/winter webinars from October 2020 to January 2021 and 5 free spring/summer webinars from February 2021 to June 2021 that you can register and view here… Continue Reading …

JAN 24: SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN & THE PHARISEE & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

JAN 24: CONFESSION – 08:30, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM. PROPERS: 01-24-21_Sunday_Publican_and_Pharisee_DL Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream Sunday of Publican and Pharisee reflection from Father Mark: EvaluationfromFatherMark Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee: SundayofPublicanandPharisee Readings for Sunday of… Continue Reading …

JAN 25: COMMEMORATION OF GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN BISHOP

 On Jan 25th we commemorate St. Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus), Archbishop of Constantinople, a great Father and teacher of the Church, was born into a Christian family of eminent lineage in the year 329, at Arianzos (not far from the city of Cappadocian.) He is widely considered the most accomplished… Continue Reading …

JAN 29: VIRTURAL 48TH ANNUAL MARCH FOR LIFE IN WASHINGTON D.C.

MARCH FOR LIFE (DC)- January 29, 2021 – 2021 THEME: TOGETHER, WE MARCH FOR LIFE! This annual event will be held Virtually on Friday, January 29th at 1100 AM.  Website details:  http://marchforlife.org/ WATCH THE MARCH FOR LIFE LIVE Friday, January 29, 2021 Watch the livestream of the March for Life beginning at 11 a.m. ET.… Continue Reading …

JAN 30: THREE HOLY HIERARCHS

  PROPERS: 01-30_Three_Hierarchs_DL On January 30th each year, we commemorate The Three Holy Hierarchs in Eastern Christianity. This refers to St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom. They were highly influential bishops of the early church who played pivotal roles in shaping Christian theology. In Eastern Christianity they are also known… Continue Reading …

JAN 31: THE SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

  JAN 31: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 01-31-21_Sunday_Prodigal_Son_DL Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of the Prodigal Son: SundayofProdigalSon Reading for Sunday of the Prodigal Son: PRELentenReadingSundayoftheProdigalSon Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 15: 11-32, The Prodigal Son and His Brother, which is the name… Continue Reading …

FEB 2 : THE FEAST OF THE ENCOUNTER OF OUR LORD WITH SIMEON & ANNA (CANDLEMAS)

FEB 2: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. PROPERS: 02-02_Meeting_DL On February 2nd we celebrate forty days after Christmas the Feast of the Encounter of Our Lord with Simeon & Anna. The event is described in the Gospel of St. Luke (2:22-40). From the words of this Gospel, we read about the presentation of our Lord by his… Continue Reading …

FEB 6: 1ST ALL SOULS SATURDAY

  PROPERS: All_Souls_Saturday_DL 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. These days are… Continue Reading …

FEB 7: SUNDAY OF THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST (MEAT-FARE SUNDAY) & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 7: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM. PROPERS: 02-07-21_Sunday_Meatfare_DL Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of Meatfare: SundayofMeatfare Reading for Sunday of Meat Fare: PRELentenReadingSundayofMeatfare Meatfare Sunday commemorates the Sunday of the Second Coming of Christ.  On this day, focus is placed on the future judgment of all persons who… Continue Reading …

FEB 13: COMMEMORATION OF ALL HOLY ASCETICAL FATHERS AND MOTHERS

PROPERS: PF4_Saturday_Cheesefare_DL On February 13th we commemorate all Holy Ascetical Fathers and Mothers, both known and unknown. We are inspired to imitate their God-pleasing conduct. They also teach us that fasting is not merely abstinence from food, but involves refraining from inappropriate speech and actions. If we undertake prayer, fasting, and good works, we shall… Continue Reading …

FEB 14: FORGIVENESS SUNDAY (SUNDAY OF CHEESE-FARE), VESPERS OF FORGIVENESS & PRE-LENTEN READING PREPARATION

FEB 14: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM. (NOTE: mutual forgiveness part of Vespers service immediately following Divine Liturgy). PROPERS: 02-14-21_Sunday_Cheesefare_DL Reading from the “Journey Through the Great Fast” – Sunday of Cheese Fare: SundayofCheeseFare Reading for Sunday of Cheesefare: PRELentenReadingSundayofCheesefare Vespers of Forgiveness: Forgiveness_Vespers The Gospel for this Sunday is Matthew 6: 14-21, which… Continue Reading …

FEB 15: FIRST DAY OF THE GREAT FAST (PURE MONDAY)

 The first day of the Fast, called Clean or Pure Monday, is a day of exceptionally strict fasting and is 48 days before the feast of Pascha. The name Pure Monday is alluding to the leaving behind of sinful attitudes or behavior as well as non-fasting foods. The Great Fast is a period of strict fasting, with… Continue Reading …

FEB 15 – FEB 21: FIRST 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 first week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): FEB 15: PureMonday DAILY LENTEN READING 1st DAY OF THE GREAT FAST FEB 16: PureTuesday DAILY LENTEN READING… Continue Reading …