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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

The Myrrh-bearing Women - 04/26/15

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


The Myrrhbearing Women - 04/26/15

Homily of Saint Gregory Palamas


Synaxarion for the Sunday of the Myrrhbearers - 04/26/15

On this day, the third Sunday of Pascha, we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Myrrh-Bearing women; and we also commemorate Joseph of Arimathæa, who was a secret disciple, and also Nicodemos, who was a disciple by night.


The Emotional Development of Children and on Christian Hope - 04/26/15

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


St. Thomas Sunday - 04/19/15

Excerpt from a Homily by St. John Chrysostom


Thomas Sunday - Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) - 04/19/15

Thomas asked for assurances not because he did not believe, but because he desired an untroubled faith


The Second Sunday of Pascha - 04/19/15

John 20:19-31
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact


What Has the Feast of Pascha Left in Our Souls? - 04/18/15

St. John of Kronstadt


Paschal Message - 04/12/15

Paschal Message of His Holiness KIRILL Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia


Paschal Epistle - 04/12/15

Paschal Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia


Great and Holy Saturday - 04/11/15

Going down to death, O Life immortal, Thou hast slain hell with the dazzling light of Thy divinity.


Great and Holy Friday - 04/10/15

On this day we celebrate the awesome, holy, and saving Passion of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ


Great and Holy Thursday - 04/09/15

On the day of the feast of unleavened bread, when according to the Law of the Old Testament a lamb was to be slaughtered and eaten, the hour was come that the Savior should depart out of this world unto the Father


Great and Holy Wednesday - 04/08/15

Judas stretched forth his hand to the lawless. She sought the remission of her sins, while he took the pieces of silver. The harlot brought myrrh to anoint the Lord; the disciple made an agreement with the lawless. She rejoiced when she spent the precious myrrh; he set out to sell Him who has no price. She recognized her Master, while he departed from his Master. She was freed from sin, but he became the captive of sin.


Homily on the Annunciation of the Mother of God - 04/07/15

by Holy Hierarch Ilya (Minyati)


Homily on the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem - 04/05/15

by St. Nikolai Velimirovich


He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord - 04/05/15

Sermon by Hieromonk Methodius (Yogel) on Palm Sunday
March 23, 1936


Entrance into Jerusalem - 04/05/15

John 12:1-18
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact


The Resurrection of Lazarus - 04/03/15

St. John Chrysostom


The Tragedy of Man - 04/03/15

Elder Sophrony of Essex
From the book His Life is mine


The Last Priest of the Peking Mission - 04/03/15

A Conversation with Fr Michael Li


Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt - 03/29/15

This Life of Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt was written down in the seventh century by Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem.


   

Monday, 14 / 27 April
St. Martin
No Services
Tuesday, 15 / 28 April
Apostle Aristarchus
3:00PM- Vespers/Matins/ First Hour
Wednesday, 16 / 29 April
Holy Virgin Martyrs Agapia, Irene, and Chionia of Ilyria
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.
 
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Eastern American Diocese ROCOR
Eastern American Diocese ROCOR
   
 
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