Friday, June 5, 2020 UTC

CHRIST IS ASCENDED! FROM EARTH TO HEAVEN IN GLORY FOR OUR SALVATION!

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.

JUNE 26 TO 28: MOUNT ST. MACRINA HOUSE OF PRAYER SPONSORS VIRTUAL WEEKEND RETREAT FOR YOUNG ADULTS

JUNE 26 - 28: 7:30 pm Friday – 2:00 pm Sunday - Virtual Young Adult Retreat, Sr. Barbara Jean &… [more]

JUNE 26 TO 28: MOUNT ST. MACRINA HOUSE OF PRAYER SPONSORS VIRTUAL WEEKEND RETREAT FOR YOUNG ADULTS JUNE 26 TO 28: MOUNT ST. MACRINA HOUSE OF PRAYER SPONSORS VIRTUAL WEEKEND RETREAT FOR YOUNG ADULTS

COMPLIANCE LIST FOR THE PARISH TO REOPEN

  Christ is risen! Compliance List for the Parish to Reopen. Dear Faithful, Christ has… [more]

COMPLIANCE LIST FOR THE PARISH TO REOPEN COMPLIANCE LIST FOR THE PARISH TO REOPEN

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT DATED MAY 13, 2020. EPARCHIAL CHECK LIST FROM FATHER MARK. 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 DATED MAY 13, 2020. EPARCHIAL CHECK LIST FROM FATHER MARK. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES. LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT DATED MAY 13, 2020. EPARCHIAL CHECK LIST FROM FATHER MARK. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES.

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

JUNE 6: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

JUNE 6: PANCHYDA: 2:00 PM. All Souls Saturday is a day set aside for commemoration of the dead within… [more]

JUNE 6: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY JUNE 6: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

JUNE 7: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS

JUNE 7: DIVINE LITURGY - 08:30 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes… [more]

JUNE 7: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS JUNE 7: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS

JUNE 8 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS)

  The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins on the second Monday after Pentecost or the Monday after… [more]

JUNE 8 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS) JUNE 8 - JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES' FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS)

JUNE 11: COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES

   On June 11th we commemorate Bartholomew & Barnabas - Apostles. Saint Bartholomew was… [more]

JUNE 11: COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES JUNE 11: COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES

JUNE 14: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 14: DIVINE LITURGY - 08:30 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes… [more]

JUNE 14: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 14: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE

On June 19th we commemorate St. Jude Apostle. Jude was the brother of St. James and son of St. Joseph,… [more]

JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE

JUNE 21: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 21: DIVINE LITURGY - 08:30 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes… [more]

JUNE 21: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 21: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

JUNE 24: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes… [more]

JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

JUNE 28: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JUNE 28: DIVINE LITURGY (SCM)- 08:30 AM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes… [more]

JUNE 28: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST JUNE 28: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

JUNE 29: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:30 PM. Fr. Mark streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/ Parishes… [more]

JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION) JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

JUNE 30: SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES

 We commemorate The Synaxis of the Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles of Christ. The Church… [more]

JUNE 30: SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES JUNE 30: SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES

JUNE 26 TO 28: MOUNT ST. MACRINA HOUSE OF PRAYER SPONSORS VIRTUAL WEEKEND RETREAT FOR YOUNG ADULTS

JUNE 26 – 28: 7:30 pm Friday – 2:00 pm Sunday – Virtual Young Adult Retreat, Sr. Barbara Jean & Team The theme is “Authentic Discipleship: Responding to Christ’s Call in the Post-Modern World.”  Five sessions, prayer services, breakout groups, reflections will occur between 7:30 pm Friday and 2:00 pm Sunday. Sister Barbara Jean and… Continue Reading …

COMPLIANCE LIST FOR THE PARISH TO REOPEN

  Christ is risen! Compliance List for the Parish to Reopen. Dear Faithful, Christ has ascended! Our Syncellus Fr. John Basarab, in conjunction with meetings including Bishop Kurt, has approved Fr. Mark’s plan to reopen the Parish. Attendance at church will start with 15 parishioners this Sunday (approximately 30% capacity) as Fr. Mark was asked… Continue Reading …

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT DATED MAY 13, 2020. EPARCHIAL CHECK LIST FROM FATHER MARK. 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 Pandemic. Pandemic-Update-Letter-5-13-2020 Pandemic Letter 4-28-2020 Doc1The latest letter from Bishop Kurt regarding Corona Virus Pandemic-decree-3-27-2020 Pandemic-Letter-3-16-2020 Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream  

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 …

JUNE 6: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

JUNE 6: PANCHYDA: 2:00 PM. 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.

JUNE 7: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS

JUNE 7: DIVINE LITURGY – 08:30 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 The first Sunday after the Feast of Holy Pentecost is observed as the Sunday of All Saints.  This day has been designated as a commemoration of all of the Saints, all the… Continue Reading …

JUNE 8 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST (FASTING REGULATIONS)

  The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins on the second Monday after Pentecost or the Monday after the Sunday of All Saints (June 8th) and ends on June 28, the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. The duration of this fast varies, depending on the date of Pascha.  This fast commemorates the preparation… Continue Reading …

JUNE 11: COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES

   On June 11th we commemorate Bartholomew & Barnabas – Apostles. Saint Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Apostles, and had Galilee as his homeland. It’s been said that he preached in Arabia and Persia, and India about the Gospel written by Saint Matthew. Saint Barnabas, leader of the Seventy Apostles, was from Cyprus, of… Continue Reading …

JUNE 14: 2ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 08:30 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 In this Sunday’s Gospel reading, Matthew 4: 18-23, Jesus Calls His First Disciples. We hear about  the calling of the apostles Peter and Andrew and James and John is recounted. The Gospel is short,… Continue Reading …

JUNE 19: COMMEMORATION OF ST. JUDE APOSTLE

On June 19th we commemorate St. Jude Apostle. Jude was the brother of St. James and son of St. Joseph, Betrothed to the Theotokos. Sometimes he is called Levi or Thaddeus. He protested along with Simon and Hosea when the elderly Joseph wanted to leave a portion of his estate to Jesus upon his death.… Continue Reading …

JUNE 21: 3RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JUNE 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 08:30 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 Today’s Gospel is Matthew 6:22-34 and and it starts: “22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light.” We… Continue Reading …

JUNE 24: BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

JUNE 24: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 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 Today’s Gospel account is Luke 1:5-25, 57-68 & 76-80 recounts the foretelling of the Birth of John the Baptist, the Birth of John the Baptist and Zechariah’s prophesy that St. John would… Continue Reading …

JUNE 28: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JUNE 28: DIVINE LITURGY (SCM)- 08:30 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 This Sunday’s gospel readings for Divine Liturgy – The Gospel of Matthew 8:5-13, addresses The Faith of the Centurion who asked Jesus, while he was in Capernaum, to heal his servant and… Continue Reading …

JUNE 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

JUNE 29: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 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 The feast day commemorates the Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul for their ministry of the teachings of Jesus and their martyrdom in Rome. We also complete the Apostle’s Fast on June… Continue Reading …

JUNE 30: SYNAXIS OF THE 12 APOSTLES

 We commemorate The Synaxis of the Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles of Christ. The Church honors each of the Twelve Apostles on separate dates during the year, and has established a general commemoration for all of them on the day after the commemoration of the Glorious and First-Ranked among the Apostles Peter and Paul.