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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

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


The Spiritual Blindness of Sin - 05/21/17

By St. Tikhon of Zadonsk


Metropolitan Philaret on the Sunday of the Blind Man - 05/21/17

Two sermons by Metropolitan Philaret of New York and Eastern America on the Sunday of the Blind Man


St. John the Theologian - 05/21/17

Together with Peter and James, John was deigned worthy to become close to the Lord, being with Him during the most important and triumphant times of His earthly life.


Sunday of the Blind Man - 05/21/17

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


On the life of Hierodeacon Ephraim, elder of Glinsk Hermitage - 05/21/17

“The whole secret to salvation is humility, but very few understand it”.


The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints Mardarije - 05/21/17

The relics of Bishop Mardarije, which have laid in St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville, Illinois, since his internment in December 1935, were uncovered and found to be incorrupt.


Sermon on the Fifth Sunday of Pascha - 05/14/17

by Metropolitan Laurus (Škurla) (+2008)


Homily on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman - 05/14/17

by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)


Saint John Chrysostom on the Samaritan Woman - 05/14/17

“Give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw.” (John 4:15).


The Samaritan Woman - 05/14/17

John 4: 5-42
From The Explanation of The Gospel of St. John by Blessed Theophylact


Sayings of St. Ignatius Brianchaninov - 05/13/17

St. Ignatius Brianchaninov (+1867) stands out as one of the greatest patristic writers of the nineteenth century.


On Prayer - 05/13/17

Essays on Prayer by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)


A Sermon by Archbishop Seraphim (Ivanov) on Mid-Pentecost - 05/10/17

“During These Bright Days We Should Ponder Our Savior More,
Learn About Him”


The Healing of the Paralytic and the Loneliness of Contemporary Man - 05/07/17

By Fr. George Calciu


We are created for Eternal Life - 05/07/17

A homily given by Archimandrite Justin (Popovic) on the Sunday of the Paralytic at the Ćelije convent, 1978.


On the Sunday of the Paralytic - 05/07/17

A sermon by Archimandrite Kirill (Pavlov)


Sunday of the Paralytic - 05/07/17

John 5:1-15
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact


Venerable Maelrubha of Applecross - 05/04/17

St. Maelrubha has been venerated as one of the apostles of the Picts in Scotland and of Skye. Commemorated: April 21/May 4


The Lenten Prayer of St Ephrem - 05/04/17

by Rt. Revd. Prof Irenei, Bishop of Sacramento


“I Was Three When I Met Vladyka Anastassy…” - 05/04/17

Transcript of an interview with Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky)


Sunday of The Myrrhbearing Women - 04/30/17

Homily of Saint Gregory Palamas


The Myrrh-Bearing Women : Sacrificial Love - 04/30/17

Archimdrite Kirill (Pavlov)


The Myrrh-bearing Women - 04/30/17

Mark 15:43-16:6
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark by Blessed Theophylact


   

Monday, 16 / 29 May
St. Theodore the Sanctified
No Services
Tuesday, 17 / 30 May
Apostle Andronicus & St. Junia
3:00PM- Vespers/ Matins/ First Hour
Wednesday, 18 / 31 May
Holy Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra
9:40AM- Hours/ Divine Liturgy
 
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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