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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

Venerable Columba of Iona, Wonderworker - 06/22/17

Commemorated: June 9/22
Venerable Columba is perhaps the greatest of all Celtic saints.


Homily on the Feast of All Saints of Russia - 06/18/17

by St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco


All Saints of North America - 06/18/17

As a beautiful fruit of the sowing of Thy salvation, the lands of America doth offer to Thee, O Lord, all the Saints that have shone in her.


Second Sunday after Pentecost - 06/18/17

Come Follow Me
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact


The Saints of Mount Athos - 06/17/17

The Holy Mountain during its history of more than a thousand years has always been a busy workshop of wisdom and virtue which has produced monks distinguished for their learning and sanctity.


Concerning Fasting - 06/14/17

The head or chief of the virtues is prayer; their foundation is fasting.
by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)


The Fast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul - 06/14/17

A Patristic Testimony Concerning the Fast


St. John of Kronstadt on the Saints - 06/11/17

"God's saints are near to believing hearts and, like the truest and kindest of friends, are ready in a moment to help the faithful and pious who call upon them with faith and love."


Homily on the Sunday of All Saints - 06/11/17

On the Signs of God’s Chosen
By St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)


First Sunday after Pentecost - 06/11/17

Whosoever Shall Confess Me Before Men
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact


Epistle of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York - 06/10/17

On the Day of Orthodox Youth, Celebrated On the Sunday of All Saints


St. Bede of Jarrow - 06/08/17

Bede the Venerable was born in the year 673 on the lands of the monastery of St. Paul at Jarrow in Northumbria.


The Real Rasputin? - 06/08/17

A Look at His Admirers’ Revisionist History
by D.P. Anashkin


Pentecost - Come, O Ye People - 06/04/17

Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco
God is a holy Trinity. A Trinity consubstantial and indivisible. Consubstantial, that is, one essence, one nature. A Trinity indivisible: the Son has never been divided from the Father, nor the Holy Spirit from the Father or the Son, and never will be divided.


Sunday of Pentecost - 06/04/17

by Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes


The Day of the Holy Trinity - 06/04/17

Pentecost: The Gospel of the Descent of the Holy Spirit
From the collected works of St. Nicholai (Velimirovich)


On the Pentecost - 06/04/17

Sermon by Archbishop Feofan (Bystrov, +1940) of Poltava


Eldress Theosemni: a Quiet and Hidden Ascetic - 06/03/17

The life of the beloved Eldress Theosemni is a Synaxarion account of perfection in self-emptying and martyric asceticism in silence and humility.


I look for the Resurrection of the Dead, and the Life of the Age to Come - 06/02/17

by St. John of Shanghai


Video of the Consecration of The Church of the New Martyrs and Confessors - 06/01/17


First Ecumenical Council - 05/28/17

The First Ecumenical Council was held in Nicea in A.D. 325 and set a pattern for all later Ecumenical Councils.


Sunday of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council - 05/28/17

Metropolitan Philaret of Eastern American and New York (+1985)


The Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council - 05/28/17

From the Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact


Consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ - 05/27/17

On the feast of the Ascension, Patriarch Kirill celebrated the Great Consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Church in Sretensky Monastery.


Sermon on the Ascension of the Lord - 05/25/17

by Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov)


Metropolitan Philaret on the Ascension - 05/25/17

Two sermons for the Feast of the Ascension by Metropolitan Philaret of Eastern America and New York


On the Feast of the Ascension - 05/25/17

A Sermon by Our Righteous Father Sebastian Dabovich San Francisco, 1899


On the Apodosis of Pascha - 05/24/17

Archbishop Simon (Vinogradov, +1933) of Peking and China


On the Unceasing Remembrance of God - 05/24/17

by Archimandrite Athanasios Mitilinaios
"St Gregory the Theologian said: It is more important to remember God than to breathe."


Support the Growing Mission of Orthodox Life - 05/24/17

"We would love to expand the work of OrthodoxLife.org, but like any organization we have limited resources and need your support"


Moon Madness, or How the Demons Deceive Us - 05/24/17

For centuries, man has been mystified about why some individuals are so negatively affected or troubled during a full moon


Patriarch of Moscow welcomes Relics of St. Nicholas the Miracle-worker - 05/23/17


Relics of St. Nicholas Ceremoniously Greeted - 05/23/17

Relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, brought from Bari, Italy, have been delivered to Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral


   

Thursday, 9 / 22 June
St. Cyril of Alexandria
No Services
Friday, 10 / 23 June
Hieromartyr Timothy of Prusa
3:00PM- Vespers/ Matins/ First Hour
Saturday, 11 / 24 June
Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas
9:40AM- Hours/Divine Liturgy
4:00PM- Confessions
5:00PM- Vigil
 
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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