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
Open Unto Us the Doors of Mercy - 09/21/23
A Homily on the Nativity of the Theotokos by Archimandrite Cleopa (Ilie)
On the Nativity of the Theotokos - 09/21/23
by St. John Damascene (John of Damascus)
The Birth of Mary the Holy Mother of God - 09/21/23
from The Protoevangelium of James
A Sermon on Little Good Deeds - 09/17/23
Archimandrite John Krestiankin (+2006)
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/17/23
The Great Commandment
Feast of the Holy and Righteous Prophet Moses the God-seer - 09/17/23
by Hieroschemamonk Ambrose
The God-Seer Moses - 09/17/23
The prophet Moses occupies a unique position in the Scriptural Tradition of prophecy
Holy Hieromartyr Babylas - 09/17/23
The Hieromartyr Babylas and with him the three youths Urban, Prilidian, Epolonius and their mother Christodoula
The Fathers of Russian Monasticism - 09/17/23
Ss. Anthony and Theodosius of the Kiev Caves
St. Anthimus of Nicomedia - 09/16/23
Born in Nicomedia, he was brought up from childhood as a true Christian. St Anthimus was a bishop in Nicomedia at the time of harsh persecution of Christians under the Emperors Diocletian and Maximian.
St. Edward, Martyr and King of England - 09/16/23
He was in life an earthly king - he is now after death a heavenly saint. Those, Who would not before bow to his living body, now bow on their knees to His dead bones.
On the Spiritual Life in Our Days - 09/16/23
Archimandrite Justin (Pârvu) was one of Romania’s most beloved and revered elders
Fr. Seraphim Rose and the Doctrine of Creation - 09/16/23
Jesse Dominick’s thesis on Fr. Seraphim’s examination of philosophical and scientific theory of evolution and its theological implications as compared to the Patristic understanding of creation.
Encomium on the Beheading of the Precious Forerunner - 09/11/23
by St. Theodore the Studite
Hieromartyr Peter, Metropolitan Of Krutitsa - 09/11/23
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 Beheading of St John, the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist - 09/11/23
Homily by St. Justin Popovic
Saint Silouan On Prayer - 09/10/23
He who loves the Lord is ever mindful of Him, and the thought of God begets prayer.
On Those Bidden to the Wedding Feast - 09/10/23
by Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev)
St. Moses the Black - 09/10/23
The power of repentance transformed this infidel, who was a murderer, adulterer and robber.
The Parable of the Wedding Feast - 09/10/23
A Homily on St. Matt. 22:1-14
The Holy Fathers on Illness - 09/09/23
When we are in pain we must pray for understanding, patience to bear it, and deliverance from it, if such be God's holy will.
Abba Poemen - 09/09/23
Poemen ("Shepherd") an early Desert Father who is the most quoted in the Sayings of the Desert Fathers.
The Pain and Joy of a Rural Priest - 09/09/23
Fr. Mikhail Kharchuk shares his observations and reflections on the spiritual life of contemporary Orthodox Christians
On The Reception of the Heterodox into the Orthodox Church - 09/09/23
Book review by Archpriest John Whiteford
Wonderworking Hawaiian Iveron Icon - 09/04/23
Unexpectedly, but joyfully, the Wonderworking Icon will be at our church this Wednesday, the 6th. We will have a Moleben and Akathist at 7 PM. All are invited.
The Struggle in Prayer - 09/03/23
by Archimandrite Sophrony Sakharov
Abramius the Archimandrite and Wonderworker of Smolensk - 09/03/23
After the death of his parents, having given away all his wealth to monasteries, to churches and to the destitute, the saint walked through the city in rags, beseeching God to show him the way to salvation.
Apostle Thaddeus of the Seventy - 09/03/23
Saint Thaddeus, by descent a Hebrew, born in the Syrian city of Edessa.
The Lord of the Vineyard - 09/03/23
by Archpriest Alexander Shargunov
Turn From the Temporal to the Eternal! - 09/03/23
St. Tikhon of Zadonsk on Life with God
A Homily on the Blameless Prophet Samuel - 09/02/23
By St. Nikolai Velimirovich
The glorious Prophet Samuel - 09/02/23
Samuel was descended from the Tribe of Levi. Even before birth, he was dedicated to God.
Meeting with Bishop Daniel of Erie (+2010) - 09/02/23
Excerpt from the Book A White Temple in High Mountains
Hieromonk Seraphim Rose - 09/01/23
September 2nd of this year marks 41 years since the repose of Father Seraphim.
The Interior Architecture of an Orthodox Church - 09/01/23
What is the significance of the iconostasis and curtain over the Royal Doors?
A 3rd-century Roman commander who is commemorated with his 2,593 soldiers as martyrs by the Orthodox Church.
New Georgian skete opened on Mt. Athos - 08/31/23
On Monday, August 28, the feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, a new Georgian skete was opened on Holy Mount Athos.
The Use of Candles in the Orthodox Church - 08/31/23
Saint Symeon of Thessaloniki and Saint Nikodemos the Hagiorite
A Homily by St. Gregory Palamas - 08/28/23
The Dormition of Our Supremely Pure Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary
On the Dormition - 08/28/23
by St. John of Damascus
Sermon on the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos - 08/28/23
by St. John of Kronstadt
“Good Master…” - 08/27/23
St. Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky) of Simferopol
The Rich Young Man - 08/27/23
Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko, 1893-1978)
The Prophet Micah - 08/27/23
The sixth of the Twelve Minor Prophets, was descended from the Tribe of Judah.
Metropolitan Nicholas begins Pilgrimage to the Holy Land - 08/24/23
On Tuesday, August 22, Metropolitan Nicholas arrived in Jerusalem and was greeted at Holy Ascension Convent on the Mount of Olives
Saturday, 10 / 23 September
Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora at Nicomedia
Midnight- Midnight Office
8:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
9:00AM- Divine Liturgy
2:45PM- 9th Hour/Little Vespers/ Compline/Preparation
5:00PM- Vigil/ Confessions
Sunday, 11 / 24 September
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost/Venerable Theodora of Alexandria
9:00AM- Midnight Office
9:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Compline
Monday, 12 / 25 September
Leave-taking of the Nativity of the Theotokos
At home/In cells- Midnight Office
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