Friday, July 1, 2022 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.

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JULY 2: COMMEMORATION OF THE DEPOSITION OF ROBE OF THE THEOTOKOS

        On July 2nd we commemorate the Deposition of the Robe of the Theotokos. According to tradition, many miracles have occurred and a great number of people have been healed by the wonder-working Robe. Every year on July 2, the Most Precious Robe is carried from the Zugdidi Museum to the Cathedral of… Continue Reading …

JULY 3: 4TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

  JULY 3: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED) (OUTDOORS WEATHER PERMITTING). 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 readings for Divine Liturgy – The Gospel of Matthew 8:5-13, addresses The Faith of the Centurion who asked Jesus, while he was… Continue Reading …

SEPT 3 & 4: 88TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

    Sisters of St. Basil announce plans for the 88th Annual Pilgrimage – Sat., Sept. 3 to Sun., Sept 4, 2022. PILGRIM ANNOUNCEMENT AND SCHEDULE: TBA Location: Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great 500 West Main Street Uniontown, PA 15401.  WEBSITE: https://sistersofstbasil.org/ Overview The annual Pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of… Continue Reading …

JULY 4: INDEPENDENCE DAY

PROPERS: 07-04_Independence_Day_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 Reading for today is John 8:31-42, The Truth Will Set You Free. In this Gospel, we learn that if you want to be free, to be all you want to be, you must begin by examining and… Continue Reading …

JULY 5: COMMEMORATION OF VENERABLE FATHER ATHANASIUS OF MT. ATHOS

  On July 5th we commemorate our Venerable Father Athanasius of Mount Athos. He was a monk who founded the monastic community on Mount Athos, which has since evolved into the greatest center of Orthodox Christian monasticism. Having completed his education, he withdrew into the desert of Maleinos near Athos, the Holy Mountain, where he… Continue Reading …

JULY 6 & 8: DIVINE LITURGY

     JULY 6: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM; JULY 8: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM Streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/  

JULY 10: 5TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 JULY 10: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), EASTERN CHRISTIAN FORMATION – 10:15 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: Sunday_T4_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 Reading for this Sunday is from Matthew 8:28 – 9:1 in which Jesus Restores… Continue Reading …

JULY 10: COMMEMORATION OF ANTHONY OF THE CAVES VENERABLE

On July 10th we commemorate Anthony of the Caves, Venerable.  Anthony of Kiev was a monk and the founder of the monastic tradition in the Kievan Rus’.  He, together with Theodosius of Kiev, co-founded the Kiev Monastery of the Caves. Anthony in his early years was well known for his strict asceticism. He ate rye… Continue Reading …

JULY 11: COMMEMORATION OF BENEDICTINES, OUR VENERABLE FATHER BENEDICT

On this day, we commemorate St. Benedict.  St. Benedict, also called Saint Benedict of Nursia, is the founder of the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino and was the father of Western monasticism.  He established the norm for monastic living throughout Europe. Pope Paul VI proclaimed him the patron saint of all Europe in 1964. St.… Continue Reading …

JULY 15: COMMEMORATION OF VLADIMIR THE GREAT EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES

   JULY 15: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. On July 15th we commemorate St. Vladimir the Great, Equal to the Apostles. St. Vladimir was a devout pagan in his early life. He was a great conqueror who had many wives and erected many pagan statues in the lands that he ruled over. Upon finding out… Continue Reading …

JULY 17: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE SIX ECUMENICAL COUNCILS (6TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST)

JULY 17: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 07-18-21_Sunday_Council_Fathers_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 There are 2 Gospel readings on this Sunday. The first Gospel Reading is Matthew 9:1-8, in which Jesus Forgives and Heals a… Continue Reading …

JULY 20: FEAST OF ELIJAH – GREAT PROPHET (SIMPLE HOLY DAY) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES

       JULY 20: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAMED) & BLESSING OF VEHICLES. PROPERS: 07-20_Elijah_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 July 20th we commemorate the holy prophet Elijah who was taken into heaven on a fiery chariot and who read scripture while in his… Continue Reading …

JULY 21: 2ND YEAR ANNIVERSARY FOR FATHER VASYL AND FAMILY AT ST. CYRIL & METHODIUS CHURCH

     Two years ago, July 21st, Father Vasyl and his family arrived in Cary to become part of our church family.  We are blessed with his spiritual leadership and grateful to have him and his family with us.  May God Grant Them Many Happy and Blessed years!  Mnohaja lita!

JULY 22: COMMEMORATION OF HOLY MYRRH-BEARER MARY MAGDALENE – EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES

         JULY 22: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. On July 22nd each year we commemorate Mary Magdalene, Equal to the Apostles. As sited in the “Orthodox Church in America” website, Mary was “A woman whose name has entered forever into the Gospel account, who was born and grew up in Magdala. The… Continue Reading …

JULY 24: 7TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

JULY 24: CONFESSION – 08:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED); DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 07-24-22_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 In today’s Gospel Reading, Matthew 9:27-35, Two Blind Men are Healed. Today’s Gospel reading speaks of truths that are of great importance to… Continue Reading …