Thursday, April 2, 2020 UTC

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

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. 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 CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES. LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. SEE LINK FOR CHURCHES LIVE-STEAMING LITURGIES.

MAR 30 – APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

MAR 30 – APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS MAR 30 - APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

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

APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APR 4: CONFESSION: CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY - CANCELLED. Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese… [more]

APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APR 5: CONFESSION: CANCELLED, 3RD HOUR: CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 9:00 AM. Fr. Mark streaming… [more]

APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APRIL 6 – APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical… [more]

APRIL 6 – APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS APRIL 6 - APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS

APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be… [more]

APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET

Pascha Sunday of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord is a day of joyful celebration. The celebration… [more]

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM

 The 17th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 18th and streamed on-line… [more]

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be… [more]

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME)

   BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will… [more]

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME) APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME)

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

 BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will… [more]

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

    BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 6:00 AM, GREAT VESPERS, PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT (PRIVATE):… [more]

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY

JERUSALEM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM; VIGIL WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 4:00 PM. Fr. Mark streaming… [more]

APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY

APRIL 12: PASCHA – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

   RESURRECTION MATINS (PRIVATE) - 8:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) - 8:45 AM. Fr. Mark streaming… [more]

APRIL 12: PASCHA – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST APRIL 12: PASCHA - RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

LATEST DECREE FROM BISHOP KURT CONCERNING CANCELLATION OF LITURGICAL SERVICES (INSIDE AND OUTSIDE) ALL CHURCHES UNTIL APRIL 30TH. 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 cancellation of all liturgical services inside churches in the Diocese of Passaic until Thursday, April 30th. Liturgical services may be live-streamed only. Doc1The latest letter from Bishop Kurt regarding Corona Virus Pandemic-decree-3-27-2020 Pandemic-Letter-3-16-2020 Parishes live-streaming… Continue Reading …

MAR 30 – APR 5: SIXTH WEEK DAILY LENTEN READINGS

 The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings for the sixth week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): APRIL 8: PalmMonday DAILY LENTEN READING 36th DAY OF THE GREAT FAST APRIL 9: PalmTuesday DAILY LENTEN READING… Continue Reading …

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 …

APRIL 4: LAZARUS SATURDAY

APR 4: CONFESSION: CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY – CANCELLED. Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream Feast commemorates the miracle of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ when He raised his friend Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days. The effects of this miracle were immediate: it caused… Continue Reading …

APRIL 5: PALM AND FLOWERY SUNDAY

APR 5: CONFESSION: CANCELLED, 3RD HOUR: CANCELLED, DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 9:00 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 ABSTINENCE, BUT NO FASTING; FISH & WINE The Gospel Reading today is from John 12: 1-18, The Anointing at Bethany & The Triumphal Entry, in which this reflects on… Continue Reading …

APRIL 6 – APRIL 12: HOLY WEEK READINGS

  The following are meditations from the JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREAT FAST (from the Archdiocesan Catechetical Center) & the daily readings during Holy Week of the Great Fast (from THE HOLY BIBLE, Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition): APRIL 6: GreatMonday HOLY WEEK READING GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY APRIL 7: GreatTuesday HOLY WEEK READING GREAT AND HOLY… Continue Reading …

APRIL 6: GREAT AND HOLY MONDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be 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 Monday of Holy Week we read Matthew 24: 3-35. The theme of this Gospel is “the signs of the end of an age” and the Parable… Continue Reading …

PREPARING A TRADITIONAL PASCHA BASKET

Pascha Sunday of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord is a day of joyful celebration. The celebration includes the Blessing of the Pascha Baskets which contain foods not eaten during the Great Fast. These include meats, eggs, cheese, butter, rich breads, wine, sweats and become the foods of the Easter Banquet. Each basket is covered with a cloth… Continue Reading …

APR 18: 17TH ANNUAL IGNITED BY TRUTH CATHOLIC CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED ON-LINE FROM 10 AM TO 3:30 PM

 The 17th annual Ignited By Truth Catholic Conference will be held on April 18th and streamed on-line from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm on their You-Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ignitedbytruthcatholicconference Visit IgnitedByTruth.org or call 919-789-1428. Or for more information, contact Lisa Rose of our parish. 2020 Agenda Agenda is subject to change. Online Conference Speaking Schedule: 10:00 AM – “Divine Destiny:… Continue Reading …

APRIL 7: GREAT AND HOLY TUESDAY

BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be 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 Holy Tuesday we listen to the Gospel reading Matt 24:36-26:2. We read that Jesus stressed the importance of ethical preparation and wakefulness. He provides examples referring to… Continue Reading …

APRIL 8: GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY, ANOINTING FOR HEALING & FASTING MEAL (AT HOME)

   BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be streaming via Facebook Live.  https://www.facebook.com/saintscyrilandmethodius/  (FASTING MEAL AT HOME – fasting meal dishes, and fruit, nuts, bread, wine). Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream During the Pre-sanctified Liturgy the Gospel reading is Matt 26: 6-16. We hear… Continue Reading …

APRIL 9: GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY

 BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM, VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. Fr. Mark will be 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 day we hear the Gospels of Matthew, John and Luke. We recall our Lord’s last meal (the Mystical Supper) with His disciples –… Continue Reading …

APRIL 10: GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY, MATINS OF GOOD FRIDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY WITH PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT

    BRIDEGROOM MATINS (PRIVATE): 6:00 AM, GREAT VESPERS, PROCESSION & ENTOMBMENT (PRIVATE): 6:00 PM. (STRICT FAST). Fr. Mark will be 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 Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ and Entombment. We recall Jesus’ crucifixion, death and burial, for the life of… Continue Reading …

APRIL 11: GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY & VESPERS WITH DIVINE LITURGY

JERUSALEM MATINS (PRIVATE): 8:00 AM; VIGIL WITH DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE): 4:00 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 On Holy Saturday we hear the Gospel Matthew 28: 1-20. The faithful women visit Jesus’ tomb and an angel invites them to see the place where Jesus had… Continue Reading …

APRIL 12: PASCHA – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD & GOD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST

   RESURRECTION MATINS (PRIVATE) – 8:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY (PRIVATE) – 8:45 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 NO FASTING NOR ABSTINENCE UNTIL APOSTLES FAST JUNE 8TH (APOSTLES’ FAST FROM 6/8 – 6/28). Feast of the Glorious Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.… Continue Reading …