Thursday, July 29, 2021 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 additional information.

JULY 28 & 30: DIVINE LITURGY

    JULY 28: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAM); JULY 30: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Streaming… [more]

JULY 28 & 30: DIVINE LITURGY JULY 28 & 30: DIVINE LITURGY

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST

The Dormition Fast is from August 1st to August 14th. We fast during this time to honor the Dormition… [more]

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST AUG 1 - AUG 14: DORMITION FAST

AUG 1: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS

On August 1 it is a tradition to carry the wood of the Venerable Cross through the streets of Constantinople… [more]

AUG 1: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS AUG 1: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS

AUG 1: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, PROCESSION OF THE CROSS, 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF FATHER VASYL’S PRIESTLY ORDINATION (POTLUCK CELEBRATION AFTER DIVINE LITURGY) & FREE WEBINAR (SEE INFORMATION IN THIS POST))

AUG 1: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM OUTSIDE (LIVE-STEAMED); FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW… [more]

AUG 1: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, PROCESSION OF THE CROSS, 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF FATHER VASYL’S PRIESTLY ORDINATION (POTLUCK CELEBRATION AFTER DIVINE LITURGY) & FREE WEBINAR (SEE INFORMATION IN THIS POST)) AUG 1: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, PROCESSION OF THE CROSS, 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF FATHER VASYL'S PRIESTLY ORDINATION (POTLUCK CELEBRATION AFTER DIVINE LITURGY) & FREE WEBINAR (SEE INFORMATION IN THIS POST))

AUG 4: PARAKLESIS: “Office of Supplicatory Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos”

AUG 4: PARAKLESIS - 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAM ON FACEBOOK). Paraklesis from the Metropolitan Cantor Institute:… [more]

AUG 4: PARAKLESIS: “Office of Supplicatory Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos” AUG 4: PARAKLESIS: “Office of Supplicatory Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos”

SEPT 5 & 6: IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL 87TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

    Sisters of St. Basil announce plans for the 87th Annual Pilgrimage – Sun., Sept. 5 to Mon, Sept… [more]

SEPT 5 & 6: IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL 87TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SEPT 5 & 6: IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL 87TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  AUG 5: VESPERS & BLESSING OF FRUIT - 6:30 PM (LIVE-STREAMED): AUG 6: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING… [more]

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

AUG 8: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 8: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), DIVINE LITURGY -… [more]

AUG 8: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 8: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

   Today we commemorate Matthias, Apostle. The Apostle Matthias, according to the Acts of the Apostles,… [more]

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

AUG 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

 AUG 15: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS - 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK),… [more]

AUG 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION) AUG 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

AUG 15: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS))

AUG 15: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS - 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK),… [more]

AUG 15: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS)) AUG 15: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS))

AUG 22: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 22: CONFESSION - 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

AUG 22: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 22: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

On August 29th we commemorate the Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist, John.… [more]

AUG 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) AUG 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

AUG 29: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 29: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY - 11:00 AM PROPERS:… [more]

AUG 29: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST AUG 29: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

  On August 31, we commemorate the Feast of the Placing of the Cincture of the Theotokos. According… [more]

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

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JULY 28 & 30: DIVINE LITURGY

    JULY 28: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAM); JULY 30: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/  

AUG 1 – AUG 14: DORMITION FAST

The Dormition Fast is from August 1st to August 14th. We fast during this time to honor the Dormition of the Mother of God. It is a Great Feast of the Eastern Catholic Churches which commemorates the “falling asleep” of the Theotokos (“Mother of God”,  translated as God-bearer), and her bodily resurrection before being taken up… Continue Reading …

AUG 1: FEAST OF THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CROSS

On August 1 it is a tradition to carry the wood of the Venerable Cross through the streets of Constantinople for the sanctification of the city starting in the beginning of August. This was done because illnesses were more common in August at that time. The relic of the Cross is carried each day for… Continue Reading …

AUG 1: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, PROCESSION OF THE CROSS, 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF FATHER VASYL’S PRIESTLY ORDINATION (POTLUCK CELEBRATION AFTER DIVINE LITURGY) & FREE WEBINAR (SEE INFORMATION IN THIS POST))

AUG 1: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM OUTSIDE (LIVE-STEAMED); FASTING POTLUCK TO FOLLOW DIVINE LITURGY. Refreshments and fellowship will take place immediately afterwards on the patio.  Please bring your own chair and food for your family.  The ByzanTEENS will continue to sell soft drinks and water as a fundraiser. FREE WEBINAR… Continue Reading …

AUG 4: PARAKLESIS: “Office of Supplicatory Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos”

AUG 4: PARAKLESIS – 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAM ON FACEBOOK). Paraklesis from the Metropolitan Cantor Institute: Paraklesis A PARAKLESIS is a devotional service of the Byzantine Rite to the Mother of God. It is particularly associated with the Dormition Fast. According to the Metropolitan Cantor Institute: “Melkite Archbishop Joseph Raya explains the service as follows: The… Continue Reading …

SEPT 5 & 6: IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL 87TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

    Sisters of St. Basil announce plans for the 87th Annual Pilgrimage – Sun., Sept. 5 to Mon, Sept 6, 2021. PILGRIM ANNOUNCEMENT AND SCHEDULE: Pilgrimage-Schedule-rev The Sisters of St. Basil the Great are pleased to announce that on Sunday, September 5, 2021, the 87th Annual Pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help… Continue Reading …

AUG 5 & 6: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD & BLESSING OF FRUIT (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  AUG 5: VESPERS & BLESSING OF FRUIT – 6:30 PM (LIVE-STREAMED): AUG 6: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FRUIT – 6:30 PM. PROPERS VESPERS: 08-06_Transfiguration_Vespers PROPERS DIVINE LITURGY:  08-06_Transfiguration_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 Feast of the Transfiguration (Day of Blessing of Fruit) – The Gospel… Continue Reading …

AUG 8: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 8: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 08-08-21_Sunday_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 The gospel today – Mathew 18: 23-35, is the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant. It talks about Jesus explaining how we… Continue Reading …

AUG 9: COMMEMORATION OF MATTHIAS APOSTLE

   Today we commemorate Matthias, Apostle. The Apostle Matthias, according to the Acts of the Apostles, was chosen by lot to replace Judas Iscariot after his betrayal of Jesus and subsequent death. His calling as an apostle was unique, in that he was not chosen personally by Jesus who had already ascended into Heaven, but made before… Continue Reading …

AUG 15: DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS & BLESSING OF FLOWERS (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

 AUG 15: DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS – 11:00 AM. Please bring flowers (and herbs) for around the tomb of Mary and to be blessed.  Even if you are not attending the Divine Liturgy, feel free… Continue Reading …

AUG 15: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS (BLESSING OF FLOWERS, HERBS OR SEEDS))

AUG 15: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), DIVINE LITURGY & BLESSING OF FLOWERS – 11:00 AM. Propers for Sunday may be found here: 08-15-21_Sunday_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 The Gospel this Sunday is Matthew 19:… Continue Reading …

AUG 22: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 22: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 08-22-21_Sunday_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 Today’s Gospel reading is Matthew 21: 33-42, The Parable of the Evil Tenants. The message Jesus shares with us in this… Continue Reading …

AUG 29: FEAST OF THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

On August 29th we commemorate the Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist, John. The feast commemorates the martyrdom and mourning of John the Baptist. Because John had denounced Herod Antipas for putting away his own wife and marrying the wife of his brother Philip, Herod imprisoned John. At a feast in honor… Continue Reading …

AUG 29: 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

AUG 29: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM PROPERS: 08-29-21_Sunday_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 On this Sunday, there are two Gospel readings. The first is Matthew 22:1-14, The Parable of the Wedding Banquet. In this parable Jesus… Continue Reading …

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE CINCTURE OF THE THEOTOKOS

  On August 31, we commemorate the Feast of the Placing of the Cincture of the Theotokos. According to Sacred Tradition, 3 days after the Most Holy Theotokos was reposed, she rose from the dead and ascended bodily to the heavens. During her ascension, she gave her Holy Belt to the Apostle Thomas. Thomas &… Continue Reading …