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Welcome to St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church

We are a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church, a part of the worldwide Orthodox Church founded by our Lord Jesus Christ and spread throughout the world by His holy apostles and their successors.  The church is located in Roswell, Georgia, and our parishioners come from all parts of the metropolitan Atlanta area and beyond. We welcome visitors from all over the world...more

News Updates

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/23/15

If Thou Wilt Be Perfect
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

The Holy, Glorious and Right-Victorious Archdeacon and Martyr Saint Lawrence - 08/23/15

“I thank Thee, Lord Jesus Christ, that Thou hast accounted me worthy to enter into Thy gates” -- and with these words he gave up the spirit.

The Synaxis of the Saints of Solovki Monastery - 08/22/15

The lives of the founders of the island monastery, Sts. Herman, Zosima, and Sabbatius

The Fund for Assistance to ROCOR - 08/22/15

An Interview with Matushka Alena Plavsic

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - 08/16/15

The Man Who Owed Ten Thousand Talents
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

St. Isaac the Confessor - 08/16/15

Also known as Isaac of Dalmatia. He is known for his struggle against the Arian heresy during the reigns of the Arian emperor Valens and the Orthodox emperor Theodosius.

An Orthodox look at English translations of the Bible - 08/15/15

by Fr. John Whiteford

The Parable of the Priceless Diamond - 08/15/15

by St. Kosmas Aitolos

Brief Spiritual Instructions - 08/15/15

Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) OF Bogucharsk (+1950)
From the Notes of Archbishop Seraphim’s Spiritual Children

St. Panteleimon the Great Martyr and Unmercenary - 08/09/15

St. Panteleimon continues to work many miracles and grant many blessings on many throughout the world. He was especially dear to many of the Saints of our Church.

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/09/15

The Healing of the Lunatic
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

The Septuagint vs. the Masoretic Text - 08/08/15

Fr. John Whiteford talks about the "Bible according to the Seventy".

Abbot Ephraim of Vatopedi - 08/08/15

When the Elder Told Me I’d Become a Monk, I Thought: What a Nightmare!

The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elijah the Tishbite - 08/02/15

The Holy Prophet Elijah is one of the greatest of the prophets. He was born in Tishba of Gilead into the Levite tribe 900 years before the Incarnation of the Word of God.

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/02/15

Jesus Walking on the Water
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

A Homily on the Faith and Zeal of Elijah the Prophet - 08/02/15

By St. Nikolai Velimirovich

Love of God - 08/01/15

by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

Rock and Sand: An Orthodox Appraisal of the Protestant Reformers and Their Teachings - 08/01/15

by Fr. Josiah Trenham.
(Table of Contents and Excerpts)

On the 950th Anniversary of the Baptism of Rus - 08/01/15

Epistle of Metropolitan Anastassy (Gribanovsky)
March 1, 1938



Saturday, 16 / 29 August
Image of Our Lord Jesus Christ Not-Made-by-Hands
9:40- Hours/ Divine Liturgy
4:00PM- Confessions
5:00PM- Vigil
Sunday, 17 / 30 August
Holy Hieromartyr Myron
9:40AM- Hours/ Divine Liturgy
Monday, 18 / 31 August
Martyrs Florus & Laurus
No Services
Fasting discipline varies from one Orthodox jurisdiction to the next. Our church calendar should be consulted for the fasting discipline of our parish.
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