Category: Upcoming Events
Thursdays from 1:00PM – 7:00PM
There will be Eucharistic Adoration in the Church every Thursday, beginning August 6th, immediately following the Noon Holy Mass, and conclude at 7PM each week.
Come spend time in adoration, praying before our Eucharistic Lord …Read More
Together We Pray, United We Stand
Everyone is invited to gather together to unite our voices together in prayer at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Parish to pray the Rosary each day for the important upcoming election. Through the intercession of …Read More
Water as a Symbol in Liturgy
Water gives life and purifies. These two natural characteristics invite its use in liturgy. Water is used in the sacrament of baptism (poured on the baptized person, or the person is immersed in water) …Read More
The feast of the Assumption of Mary into heaven is the most significant of the Marian feast days.
- The first reading from the Book of Revelation describes the vision of John about the fight between the dragon
Bartholomew is listed among the apostles in the New Testament. Some believe, he is identical with Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, mentioned in John’s gospel (John 1:45-49; 21:2).
Otherwise, very little is known about his life. According to …Read More
2018 marked 100 years of the existence of our Parish. Expressing gratitude to God and remembering our Slovak heritage, a traditional wooden carved commemoration cross was designed and built on the parish grounds. We desire that it will remain a …Read More
According to a tradition, Saint Helena, mother of the emperor Constantine discovered the cross of Jesus on September 14, 320 in Jerusalem. Then she commissioned the construction of the Holy Sepulcher Church over the place of crucifixion and …Read More
The apostle and evangelist Matthew (Matt 9:9) is occasionally identified with the tax collector Levi, son of Alphaeus (Mark 2:13-15).
He counts as the author of the gospel typically attributed to him. The first gospel actually never mentions …Read More
The archangels are celebrated on one day only since the last reform of the liturgical calendar. Gabriel and Raphael used to have their independent feast days on March 24 and October 24 until 1969, when they were merged …Read More
ALL SOULS DAY
The memorial of all the faithful departed has its origins in the memorial established in 998 by Odilo, abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Cluny. The memorial first included the deceased from all the subordinated monasteries. The …Read More
The Church was built by emperor Constantine on the property that used to belong to a wealthy Roman family called Lateran, which donated it to the Church. It was consecrated by Pope Sylvester I. The basilica was additionally …Read More
Pope Pius XI introduced a Feast of Christ the King in 1925, commemorating 1600 years since the celebration of the Ecumenical Council of Nicea (325). It is a doctrinal feast day: it does not celebrate an event of salvation, …Read More