Saturday, May 21, 2022 UTC

Christ is Risen! Indeed, He is Risen! Khristos voskrese! Voistinu voskrese! Khrystos voskres! Voistynu voskres! Christos anesti! Alithos anesti! 

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.

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JUNE 25: STS PETER & PAUL “EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS IN JUNE” MARKET

     JUNE 26: 2ND ANNUAL STS. PETER & PAUL “EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS IN JUNE” MARKET – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Sponsored by Saints Cyril and Methdious Byzantine Catholic Church, 2510 Piney Plains Road, Cary, NC 27518 . Flyer pending here: COME SHOP FOR BARGAINS AT OUR 2ND ANNUAL SUMMER SALE OF OUR EUROPEAN-INSPIRED GIFTS… Continue Reading …

MAY 18 & 20: DIVINE LITURGY

    MAY 18: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM; MAY 20: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM.. Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/  

MAY 21: COMMEMORATION OF CONSTANTINE & HELEN – EQUALS TO THE APOSTLES

On May 21st we commemorate Constantine & Helen Equals to the Apostles. St. Constantine is the first Roman Emperor to support Christianity as a replacement for Roman paganism and is attributed for the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity.  St. Helena, his mother, built many Holy Christian temples and monasteries among which the most important… Continue Reading …

MAY 22: SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND (SIXTH PASCHAL SUNDAY)

MAY 9: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: PS6_Sunday_ManBornBlind_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 GOD WITH US ONLINE – THE SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND: https://godwithusonline.org/catechetical-resources/ruthenian/ The icon of the Sunday of the Blind Man depicts… Continue Reading …

MAY 25: 3RD FINDING OF THE HEAD OF JOHN THE BAPTIST & FINAL DAY OF FEAST OF PASCHA

   MAY 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. On May 25th, we commemorate the 3rd Finding of the Head of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner John the Baptist.  This finding occurred about the year 850. Saint John’s head was initially found on the Mount of Olives, where it was hidden by Joanna, wife of Chusa, after… Continue Reading …

MAY 26: ASCENSION OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

MAY 26: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:30 PM. PROPERS: https://mci.archpitt.org/sheetmusic/general/Ascension_DL.pdf 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 OF THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD according to THE BYZANTINE RITE TRADITION (from the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh): https://archpitt.org/the-feast-of-the-ascension-of-our-lord-according-to-the-byzantine-rite-tradition/ The feast is celebrated on the 40th day after Pascha, commemorating the Ascension… Continue Reading …

MAY 29: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL

  MAY 29: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), ALTAR SERVER TRAINING (LED BY DEACON RYAN) – 10:15 AM,  DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: https://mci.archpitt.org/sheetmusic/general/PS7_Sunday_FathersFirstCouncil_DL.pdf 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 day commemorates the 318 God-bearing Fathers who gathered in Nicaea… Continue Reading …

MAY 30: MEMORIAL DAY

Today we celebrate our United States holiday, Memorial Day. It is celebrated to remember and honor our military service members who have died in the line of duty in the service of our country.

JUNE 4: 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY

Divine Liturgy Propers (All Souls Saturday): All_Souls_Saturday_DL PARASTAS: Parastas Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream 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… Continue Reading …

JUNE 5: PENTECOST SUNDAY, PANACHIDA FOR 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY, KNEELING VESPERS, AND PENTECOST MONDAY (SIMPLE HOLY DAY)

  JUNE 5: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED (OUTSIDE – WEATHER PERMITTING), PANACHIDA FOR 5TH ALL SOULS SATURDAY – 10:10 AM, KNEELING VESPERS (LIVE-STREAMED) – . SUNDAY PROPERS: https://mci.archpitt.org/sheetmusic/general/Pentecost_DL.pdf Moleben (Prayer Service) Invoking the Help of the Holy Spirit: Moleben_Holy_Spirit PENTECOST AFTERNOON (KNEELING) VESPERS PROPERS: Pentecost_afternoon_Vespers Streaming via Facebook Live. … Continue Reading …

JUNE 5: COMMEMORATION OF ST. BONIFACE, MARTYR

      Today we commemorate the English Monk St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr, who is known as the Apostle of Germany. There he organized the Church in the 8th century by spreading Christianity among Franks and Saxons of northern Europe. As a youth, he joined a Benedictine monastery for schooling and became a monk while there.… Continue Reading …

JUNE 11: COMMEMORATION OF BARTHOLOMEW & BARNABAS APOSTLES & FINAL DAY OF THE FEAST OF PENTECOST

    On June 11th we commemorate Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas. Saint Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Apostles & a Galilean.  After receiving the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, he traveled in the service of the Gospel to Arabia and Persia, and brought to India a translation of the Gospel according to Matthew. His life… Continue Reading …

JUNE 12: SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS

  JUNE 12: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), EASTERN CHRISTIAN FORMATION – 10:15 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. Propers can be found here: https://mci.archpitt.org/sheetmusic/general/All_Saints_Sunday_DL.pdf 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… Continue Reading …

JUNE 13 – JUNE 28: THE APOSTLES’ FAST

  The Apostles Fast is a fast which begins on the second Monday after Pentecost or the Monday after the Sunday of All Saints (June 13th) and ends on June 28th, 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 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 …