Monday, September 28, 2020 UTC

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER! “Slava Isusu Christtu” (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.

COMPLIANCE LIST FOR PARISH DURING PANDEMIC

Compliance List for the Parish to remain open during the Pandemic. As a reminder, in person attendance… [more]

COMPLIANCE LIST FOR PARISH DURING PANDEMIC COMPLIANCE LIST FOR PARISH DURING PANDEMIC

NOV 1 & 14: 2020 NATIONAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CONVENTION – GROWING A VIBRANT BYZANTINE CHURCH

NOV 1: VIRTUAL CONVENTION PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT  CONVENTION WEBSITE. Here: https://byzantineconvention.com/ NOV… [more]

NOV 1 & 14: 2020 NATIONAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CONVENTION – GROWING A VIBRANT BYZANTINE CHURCH NOV 1 & 14: 2020 NATIONAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CONVENTION - GROWING A VIBRANT BYZANTINE CHURCH

SEPT 28: COMMEMORATION OF CHARITON VENERABLE-CONFESSOR

 Saint Chariton the Confessor is commemorated on Septemer 28th. He was persecuted as a Christian during… [more]

SEPT 28: COMMEMORATION OF CHARITON VENERABLE-CONFESSOR SEPT 28: COMMEMORATION OF CHARITON VENERABLE-CONFESSOR

OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

The Feast of the Protection (October 1st) commemorates the appearance of the most holy Theotokos in the… [more]

OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

OCT 4: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 4: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM (STREAMED LIVE ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: Streaming… [more]

OCT 4: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCT 4: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 6: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE

We commemorate on October 6th, St. Thomas, Apostle, sometimes called Doubting Thomas or Didymus which… [more]

OCT 6: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE OCT 6: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS - APOSTLE

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

OCT 9: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE

On October 9th we commemorate James, son of Alpheus, Apostle. The Holy Apostle James (also known as… [more]

OCT 9: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE OCT 9: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE

OCT 11: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

OCT 11: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: Streaming… [more]

OCT 11: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) OCT 11: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

OCT 18: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

OCT 18: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: Streaming… [more]

OCT 18: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE – EVANGELIST OCT 18: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE - EVANGELIST

OCT 23 & 25: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD & 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 25: CONFESSION - 8:30AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM (STREAM-LINED ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: Streaming… [more]

OCT 23 & 25: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD & 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCT 23 & 25: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES - APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD & 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR

Propers: 10-26_Demetrius_DL We commemorate St. Demetrius on October 26th. He was born in Thessalonica… [more]

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS - GREAT MARTYR

NOV 1: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (STANDARD TIME RESUMES)

NOV 1: CONFESSION - 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM. (STANDARD TIME RESUMES - "FALL" BACK ONE HOUR) Propers: Streaming… [more]

NOV 1: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (STANDARD TIME RESUMES) NOV 1: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (STANDARD TIME RESUMES)

NOV 8: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

NOV 8: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM. DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM. Today we celebrate the holy archangel Michael… [more]

NOV 8: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) NOV 8: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

On November 12th we commemorate St. Josephat, Priest-Martyr, Archbishop of Polotsk, and a Catholic of… [more]

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

COMPLIANCE LIST FOR PARISH DURING PANDEMIC

Compliance List for the Parish to remain open during the Pandemic. As a reminder, in person attendance is limited to 50 percent capacity.  Visitors should email the church at [email protected] if you wish to attend Sunday Divine Liturgy at 8:30 AM.  Parishioners, if they have not already indicated they want to attend Liturgy in person,… Continue Reading …

NOV 1 & 14: 2020 NATIONAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CONVENTION – GROWING A VIBRANT BYZANTINE CHURCH

NOV 1: VIRTUAL CONVENTION PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT  CONVENTION WEBSITE. Here: https://byzantineconvention.com/ NOV 14: LIVE EVENT PANEL DISCUSSIONS: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM VIA ZOOM WEBINAR. VIRTUAL NBCC FLYER: NBCC-Flyer REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-national-byzantine-catholic-convention-tickets-117754670389 Virtual National Byzantine Catholic Convention: Growing a Vibrant Byzantine Church which will focus on 6 key dimensions of parish life: Word, Worship, Charity, Unity,… Continue Reading …

SEPT 28: COMMEMORATION OF CHARITON VENERABLE-CONFESSOR

 Saint Chariton the Confessor is commemorated on Septemer 28th. He was persecuted as a Christian during the reign Emperor Aurelian. St. Chariton denounced pagan gods and confessed faith in Jesus Christ. Though tortured, he survived until the death of the Emperor, and eventually released from prison. Thereafter, he dedicated his life to Christ by starting… Continue Reading …

OCT 1: FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

The Feast of the Protection (October 1st) commemorates the appearance of the most holy Theotokos in the Church of Blachernae in Constantinople in the early sixth century, as recorded in the life of Saint Andrew the Fool for Christ’s sake. PROPERS: 10-01_Protection_Theotokos_DL  

OCT 4: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 4: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (STREAMED LIVE ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: 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 Gospel Reading this Sunday is Luke 6: 31-38, in which Jesus provides instruction about love and judgement. We are instructed by Jesus to 31“Do to… Continue Reading …

OCT 6: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE

We commemorate on October 6th, St. Thomas, Apostle, sometimes called Doubting Thomas or Didymus which means “The Twin”, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament. He is best known from the account in the Gospel of Saint John, where he questioned Jesus’ resurrection when first told of it,… Continue Reading …

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 …

OCT 9: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE

On October 9th we commemorate James, son of Alpheus, Apostle. The Holy Apostle James (also known as the lesser) was one of the 12 Apostles. He was the brother of the holy Evangelist Matthew.  James heard the Lord’s words and witnessed His miracles.  After the Descent of the Holy Spirit, he and the Apostle Andrew the First-Called made missionary journeys throughout Judea,… Continue Reading …

OCT 11: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

OCT 11: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: 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 Gospel reading today is either Luke 7:11-18 or John 17:1-13. The first reading is Luke 7: 11-16, in which Jesus raises a widow’s son. In the… Continue Reading …

OCT 18: 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE, APOSTLE – EVANGELIST

OCT 18: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: 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 Gospel reading today is Luke 8: 5-15, The Parable of the Sower, in which Jesus explicitly says that the seed in the parable represents the Word… Continue Reading …

OCT 23 & 25: COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD & 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

OCT 25: CONFESSION – 8:30AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (STREAM-LINED ON FACEBOOK). PROPERS: Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream This Sunday’s Gospel is Luke: 16: 19-31, the parable about The Rich Man and Lazarus. The Parable begins “There was a certain rich man” – note, the rich… Continue Reading …

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR

Propers: 10-26_Demetrius_DL We commemorate St. Demetrius on October 26th. He was born in Thessalonica of noble and devout parents & was their only son, thus raised and educated with great care. His father was a commander in Thessalonica. When his father died, Emperor Maximian appointed Demetrius as commander. As he appointed him, Maximian, an opponent… Continue Reading …

NOV 1: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (STANDARD TIME RESUMES)

NOV 1: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM. (STANDARD TIME RESUMES – “FALL” BACK ONE HOUR) Propers: Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream In this Sunday’s Gospel, Luke 8: 26-39, Jesus Restores a Demon-Possessed Man.  Jesus took pity on the man who was overtaken by a… Continue Reading …

NOV 8: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

NOV 8: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM. DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM. Today we celebrate the holy archangel Michael (each year on November 8th) and all the angelic powers (“bodiless powers”) and recognize that God created the angels in advance of human beings, and that they have their own place in the divine plan. They serve… Continue Reading …

NOV 12: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOSAPHAT ARCHBISHOP

On November 12th we commemorate St. Josephat, Priest-Martyr, Archbishop of Polotsk, and a Catholic of the Ruthenian rite. Born in the then Polish region of Lithuania of Orthodox parents, he became a Catholic and a Ukrainian Basilian monk. Chosen bishop, he worked faithfully for the unity of the Church until he suffered martyrdom at the… Continue Reading …