Monday, March 30, 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.

UPDATED DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS (DATED 3/27/20) CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES IN ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 4TH

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

UPDATED DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS (DATED 3/27/20) CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES IN ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 4TH UPDATED DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS (DATED 3/27/20) CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES IN ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 4TH

MAR 23 – MAR 29: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

MAR 23 – MAR 29: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS MAR 23 – MAR 29: FIFTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

MAR 28, 29, APR 1 & 3: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE (NOTE: PRIVATE TYPIKA – NO PARISHIONERS – LIVE STEAMED AT www.liveliturgy.com )

 MAR 28: CANCELLED; MAR 29: 10:00 AM - PRIVATE TYPIKA (FATHER DEACON CYRIL ONLY) WHICH WILL BE LIVE… [more]

MAR 28, 29, APR 1 & 3: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE (NOTE: PRIVATE TYPIKA – NO PARISHIONERS – LIVE STEAMED AT www.liveliturgy.com ) MAR 28, 29, APR 1 & 3: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST - ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE (NOTE: PRIVATE TYPIKA - NO PARISHIONERS - LIVE STEAMED AT www.liveliturgy.com )

MAR 30 – APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

MAR 30 – APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS MAR 30 - APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

GOD WITH US ONLINE: SPRING FEBRUARY – JUNE 2020 SCHEDULE

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

GOD WITH US ONLINE: SPRING FEBRUARY – JUNE 2020 SCHEDULE GOD WITH US ONLINE: SPRING FEBRUARY - JUNE 2020 SCHEDULE

APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APR 4: CONFESSION: CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY - CANCELLED. Feast commemorates the miracle of our… [more]

APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APR 5: CONFESSION: 08:45 - 09:30 AM, 3RD HOUR: 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASIL & PROCESSION… [more]

APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

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

APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS: 08:00 AM, CONFESSIONS: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:00 PM. The… [more]

APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET

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

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 The 17th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 18th at Reynolds Coliseum… [more]

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS: 8:00 AM, CONFESSIONS: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:00 PM. On Holy… [more]

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

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL

BRIDEGROOM MATINS: 8:00 AM,  CONFESSIONS: 4:30 PM  - 5:30 PM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY WITH ANOINTING… [more]

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

CONFESSION - 4:30 - 5:30 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASIL - 6:00 PM. On this day we hear the… [more]

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

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH THE 12 PASSION GOSPELS, ROYAL HOURS & VESPERS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

 MATINS: 12 PASSION GOSPELS - 6:00 AM; 1ST & 3RD ROYAL HOUR - 9:00 AM; 6TH ROYAL HOUR: 12:00 PM,… [more]

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH THE 12 PASSION GOSPELS, ROYAL HOURS & VESPERS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH THE 12 PASSION GOSPELS, ROYAL HOURS & VESPERS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

UPDATED DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS (DATED 3/27/20) CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES IN ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 4TH

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 from Monday, March 16th to Saturday, April 4th. Liturgical services may be live-streamed or occur outside in open area if allowed by governmental… Continue Reading …

MAR 23 – MAR 29: 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): MAR 23: FifthMondayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING 29th DAY OF THE GREAT FAST MAR 24: FifthTuesdayofGreatFast DAILY LENTEN READING… Continue Reading …

MAR 28, 29, APR 1 & 3: 5TH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST – ST.MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE (NOTE: PRIVATE TYPIKA – NO PARISHIONERS – LIVE STEAMED AT www.liveliturgy.com )

 MAR 28: CANCELLED; MAR 29: 10:00 AM – PRIVATE TYPIKA (FATHER DEACON CYRIL ONLY) WHICH WILL BE LIVE STREAMED OR one of the many Divine Liturgy’s that are being streamed.  www.liveliturgy.com  ; APR 1: CONFESSION – CANCELLED, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY – CANCELLED; APR 3: CONFESSION – CANCELLED, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY – CANCELLED.   This Sunday’s Gospel Reading, Mark 10:32-45,… Continue Reading …

MAR 30 – APR 5: 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 …

GOD WITH US ONLINE: SPRING FEBRUARY – JUNE 2020 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 webinars from February to June 2020 that you can register and view here to help you in your understanding of Eastern Christianity:  http://easterncatholic.org The first webinar… Continue Reading …

APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APR 4: CONFESSION: CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY – CANCELLED. 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… Continue Reading …

APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APR 5: CONFESSION: 08:45 – 09:30 AM, 3RD HOUR: 09:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASIL & PROCESSION – 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 reflects on Jesus’ glorious… 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 …

APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS: 08:00 AM, CONFESSIONS: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:00 PM. The Monday of Holy Week we read Matthew 24: 3-35. The theme of this Gospel is “the signs of the end of an age” and the Parable of the Fig Tree. Concerning the “end times”, in which Jesus cautions His disciples… Continue Reading …

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET

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 …

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

 The 17th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 18th at Reynolds Coliseum on the NC State Campus, Raleigh. The Saturday program includes  speakers: Matthew Leonard, Jesse Romero, Stephanie Gray, Dr. John Bergsma, and Helen Alvaré. Student program includes Pizza lunch, Youth speaker, and Praise & Worship Adoration with Fr. Ian Van Heusen… Continue Reading …

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS: 8:00 AM, CONFESSIONS: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY: 6:00 PM. 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 Noah and the great flood, the parable of the Ten Virgins, and the Parable… Continue Reading …

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL

BRIDEGROOM MATINS: 8:00 AM,  CONFESSIONS: 4:30 PM  – 5:30 PM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY WITH ANOINTING FOR HEALING (FASTING MEAL TO FOLLOW – fasting meal dishes, and fruit, nuts, bread, wine): 6:00 PM. During the Pre-sanctified Liturgy the Gospel reading is Matt 26: 6-16. We hear the story of the woman who anointed Jesus’ feet with precious… Continue Reading …

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

CONFESSION – 4:30 – 5:30 PM, VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. BASIL – 6:00 PM. 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 – a Passover meal, which inaugurates the mystery of the Eucharist, the washing of the feet… Continue Reading …

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH THE 12 PASSION GOSPELS, ROYAL HOURS & VESPERS OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

 MATINS: 12 PASSION GOSPELS – 6:00 AM; 1ST & 3RD ROYAL HOUR – 9:00 AM; 6TH ROYAL HOUR: 12:00 PM, 9TH ROYAL HOUR: 3:00 PM; CONFESSION: 4:00 – 5:00 PM, GREAT VESPERS, PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT: 6:00 PM.  (STRICT FAST). The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ and Entombment. We recall Jesus’ crucifixion, death and burial,… Continue Reading …