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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

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St. Alexander of Svir the Righteous - 09/12/21

Saint Alexander was a beacon of monasticism in the deep forests of the Russian North

St. Alexander Nevsky - 09/12/21

The holy and right-believing Alexander Nevsky was the Grand Prince of Vladimir and Novgorod during the period of the thirteenth century when the Russian lands were under assault from both the East and West.

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/12/21

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

Encomium on the Beheading of the Precious Forerunner - 09/11/21

by St. Theodore the Studite

Sermon on the Day of the Beheading of John the Baptist - 09/11/21

by Protopriest Viktor Ilienko (+1989)

Hieromartyr Peter, Metropolitan Of Krutitsa - 09/11/21

He was executed for the Faith and love of Christ, without having seen earthly freedom, but having been vouchsafed that holy Freedom that is granted by the Divine Comforter to the children of God, in Christ and in His Church.

The Legacy of St Kosmas Aitolos - 09/07/21

“From studying the holy Gospel, I discovered many teachings which are pearls, diamonds, treasures, riches, joy – eternal life"

The Keeper of the “Russian Sanctuary” - 09/07/21

In Memoriam: Hieromonk Joachim (Saltykov)

Forgiveness of Debts - 09/05/21

by Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko, 1893-1978)

Hieromartyr Irenaeus, Bishop of Lugdunum (Lyons) - 09/05/21

The holy and glorious, right-victorious Hieromartyr Irenaeus of Lyons (c. 130-202) was bishop of Lugdunum in Gaul, which is now Lyons

Saint Tydfil, Martyr of Wales - 09/05/21

Her martyrdom took place during a pitched battle between her family and a band of marauding Picts during the fifth century

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - 09/05/21

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

The Newly-Glorified St. Eumenius (Khorolsky) - 09/04/21

On May 12, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church blessed the local veneration of the Holy Hierarch Eumenius (Khorolsky)

Their Legacy Is On Our Shoulders - 09/04/21

of His Eminence HILARION,
Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York,
First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

Reminiscences of Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitskii) - 09/04/21

Archimandrite Kiprian (Kern)

A Contemporary Voice from Holy Russia - 08/29/21

Elder Zosima (+ 2002)
Reposed August 16/29

10th Sunday after Pentecost – Healing the Possessed Youth - 08/29/21

Homily From “The One Thing Needful,” Sermons of Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko)

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/29/21

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

A Homily by St. Gregory Palamas - 08/28/21

The Dormition of Our Supremely Pure Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

Homily on the Dormition of the Theotokos - 08/28/21

by St. Luke of Simferopol

The Prophet Micah - 08/27/21

The sixth of the Twelve Minor Prophets, was descended from the Tribe of Judah.
To him belongs a prophecy about the birth of the Savior of the world.

Evil Spirits and How They Attack Humans - 08/27/21

By Fr. Valery Dukhanin

The Holy Apostle Matthias - 08/22/21

"The Church of Christ Shall Not Be Impoverished"
Sermon on the feast day of Apostle Matthias by St. John Maximovitch
9 August, 1940, Shanghai

New Martyrs and Confessors of Solovki - 08/22/21

Founded in the 15th century, Solovki Monastery was one of Russia's most famous and holy monasteries, and a major pilgrimage destination. In the 20th century it was used as a brutal Soviet prison camp at which over a million prisoners died.

Homily on Christ Walking Upon the Water - 08/22/21

by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes (+2010)

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/22/21

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

The Parable of the Priceless Diamond - 08/21/21

by St. Kosmas Aitolos

Preserving the Family - 08/21/21

From the Letters of Archimandrite John (Krestiankin)

An Incident with Metropolitan Anastassy in Jerusalem - 08/21/21

retold by Abbot Lazar from the story of Hieromonk Seraphim

The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ - 08/19/21

by St Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica

On the Transfiguration - 08/19/21

by St. Leo the Great ca. 400-461

The Transfiguration of Christ - 08/19/21

Homily of St. Luke of Simferopol (delivered in 1956)

Saturday, 5 / 18 September
Holy Prophet Zechariah & Righteous Elizabeth
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
2:45PM- 9th Hour/Little Vesp./Comp./Confessions
5:00PM- Vigil
Sunday, 6 / 19 September
Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost/Miracle of the Holy Archangel Michael
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours

10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers
7:00PM- Compline
Monday, 7 / 20 September
Forefeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos
Midnight- Midnight Office
8:00AM- Matins/ 1st Hour
Noon- 3rd/6th Hour
3:00PM- 9th Hour/Little Vespers/Compline

7:00PM- 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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