Wednesday, August 10, 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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AUG 10 & 12: DIVINE LITURGY

     AUG 10: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM; AUG 12: 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 14: 10TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, PREFESTIVE DAY OF DORMITION & FEAST OF THE TRANSLATION OF RELICS OF THEODOSIUS OF THE CAVE – VENERABLE

AUG 14: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), ECF (SCHOOL YEAR PLANS DISCUSSION) – 10:15 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM; MEN’S GROUP CLEANING OF SANCTUARY AND SACRISTIES – 12:15 PM. PROPERS: 08-14-22_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 Today’s gospel –… 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 – 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAMED). Please bring flowers (and herbs) for placement around the tomb of the Theotokos to be blessed.  Even if you are not attending the Divine Liturgy, feel free to bring flowers to place around the tomb.  Please bring your own vase… Continue Reading …

AUG 21: 11TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & POST-FESTIVE DAY OF THE DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS

AUG 21: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: 08-21-22_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 The gospel today – Mathew 18: 23-35, is the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant. It talks about Jesus explaining how we are to… Continue Reading …

AUG 28: 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

   AUG 28: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK), ALTAR SERVER TRAINING – 10:15 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. PROPERS: Sunday_T3_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: 16-26 which talks about Christ and the… Continue Reading …

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

BY TRADITION: STRICT ABSTINENCE FROM MEAT AND DAIRY PRODUCTS. PROPERS: 08-29_Beheading_John_the_Forerunner_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 VENERATION OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ACCORDING TO THE BYZANTINE TRADITION (from Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh): https://archpitt.org/the-veneration-of-st-john-the-baptist-according-to-the-byzantine-tradition/ On August 29th we commemorate the Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner,… Continue Reading …

SEPT 2 TO 5: 88TH ANNUAL BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH PILGRIMAGE IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

    Sisters of St. Basil 88th Annual Pilgrimage – Fri., Sept. 2 to Mon., Sept 5, 2022. Location: Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great 500 West Main Street, Uniontown, PA 15401.  Please prayerfully consider your attendance this year!  As in years past, we will try to coordinate transportation and attendance so please,… Continue Reading …

AUG 31: DEPOSITION OF THE SASH OF THE THEOTOKOS

        AUG 31: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00. 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… Continue Reading …

SEPT 1: LITURGICAL NEW YEAR (7530: SEPT 1, 2022-AUG 31, 2023) & COMMEMORATION OF SIMEON, VENERABLE

  Among the ancient Mediterranean cultures, it was common to begin a new year in the autumn, with the end of the previous year’s harvest. From at least the time of the Emperor Constantine, the civil year of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire began in September, and September 1 became the first day of the… Continue Reading …

SEPT 4: 13TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 4: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACE-BOOK) (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 Today’s Gospel reading is Matthew 21: 33-42, The Parable of the Evil Tenants. The message Jesus shares with us in this parable is that… Continue Reading …

SEPT 8 & 9: BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) & SYNAXIS OF JOACHIM & ANNA

    SEPT 8: DIVINE LITURGY –  6:30 PM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK). Propers for Divine Liturgy for Nativity of Theotokos:  09-08_Nativity_Theotokos_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 NATIVITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY according to THE BYZANTINE RITE (from the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh): https://archpitt.org/the-nativity-of-the-blessed-virgin-mary-according-to-the-byzantine-rite/ On September… Continue Reading …

SEPT 11: SUNDAY BEFORE THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 11: DIVINE LITURGY – 9:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK); ECF – 10:15 AM; DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. 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 Today’s Sunday is also know as the Sunday before the Exaltation and it provides an opportunity for the faithful Christians to honor the… Continue Reading …

SEPT 14: EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

    SEPT 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM (LIVE-STREAMED). Propers for Exaltation of the Holy Cross: 09-14_Exaltation_Holy_Cross_DL Veneration of the Cross: Veneratiion_of_the_Cross Moleben to Holy Cross: MolebentotheHolyCross_booklet 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 September 14th we commemorate the recovery of the Holy Cross, which had been placed… Continue Reading …

SEPT 18: SUNDAY AFTER THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS & 15TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 18: CONFESSION – 8:30 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 09:00 AM (LIVE-STREAMED), DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. 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 Today’s Gospel, Mark 8: 34 – 9: 1 proposes we Take up the Cross and Follow Him. “Whoever loses his life for my sake… Continue Reading …