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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

On the Love for God - 07/21/24

From Journey to Heaven by Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk

Homily on the Fourth Sunday of Matthew - 07/21/24

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Agiou Vlasiou

Feast of the Kazan Icon of the Mother Of God - 07/21/24

A Sermon by Protopriest Leonid Kolchev (+1944)

The Faith of the Centurion - 07/21/24

by Archimandrite Kirill (Pavlov)

Saint Prokopios the Great Martyr - 07/21/24

When Diocletian launched the last and most ruthless persecution against Christians, his first victim in Palestine was a young man named Prokopios (Procopius).

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost - 07/21/24

The Healing of the Centurion's Servant
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

On the proper way to face sorrows - 07/20/24

 St. Isaac the Syrian

Miraculous Help of St. Sergius In Our Days - 07/20/24

Stories from the editorial mail of

St. Raphael Bishop of Brooklyn - 07/20/24

The relics of Holy Hierarch Raphael of Brooklyn have been exhumed for the veneration of the faithful

The Church of Christ - 07/14/24

The Concept of the Church of Christ on Earth
by Fr. Michael Pomazansky

On the Feast of All Saints of Russia - 07/14/24

by St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco


Sts. Kosmas and Damian the Unmercenaries of Rome - 07/14/24

Cosmas and Damian were unmercenary physicians and miracle-workers. These two saints were brothers, born in Rome, baptized and brought up in the Christian spirit

The Trial of Patriarch Tikhon - 07/14/24

by Ivan Mikhailovich Andreev

All Saints of North America - 07/14/24

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.

Sunday of All Saints of the Russian Land - 07/14/24

A Sermon by Archimandrite John (Krestiankin)
Delivered on the celebration of 1,000 years since the Baptism of Russia in 988.

Third Sunday after Pentecost - 07/14/24

The Eye is the Lamp of the Body
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact, Archbishop of Ochrid and Bulgaria

Refuting the Protestant Charge of "Mariolatry" - 07/13/24

On the Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God by John (Amir) Azarvan

Encyclical Letter of the Council of Russian Bishops Abroad - 07/13/24

Concerning the 23 March 1933 Epistle of Metropolitan Sergius of Nizhegorod, Deputy Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne

On the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul - 07/12/24

Sermon 82
Saint Leo the Great

Sts. Peter and Paul, the Foremost of the Apostles - 07/12/24

Homily Twenty-Eight
by St. Gregory Palamas

On the World and Family - 07/11/24

by Elder Ephraim

A Scattered Life and an Attentive Life - 07/07/24

by St Ignatius (Brianchininov)

On the Birth of the Honorable, Glorious, Prophet and Baptist John - 07/07/24

by St. Luke the Surgeon - Archbishop of Simferopol

On Holy Relics and the Role of the Body in Salvation - 07/07/24

By Schema-Archimandrite Sergius, abbot of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery

On the Nativity of St John the Forerunner - 07/07/24

Sermon by Archbishop Alypy (Gamanovich)

The Meaning of Obedience - 07/07/24

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Agiou Vlasiou

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist - 07/07/24

Homily of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

Second Sunday after Pentecost - 07/07/24

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

Prayer, Feasts, and Fasts - 07/06/24

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

Archbishop Gavriil of Chelyabinsk +1933 - 07/06/24

As a church musician he applied his musical genius to arrangements of hymns based on ancient chants


Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco - 07/06/24

The 30th Anniversary of the Glorification of St John the Wonderworker

Archpriest George Larin has reposed in the Lord - 07/06/24

Fr. George stood out for his simple and firm faith and obedience to the Holy Church.

St. John of Kronstadt on the Saints - 06/30/24

"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."

St. Elizabeth the New Martyr in Cullman, AL - 06/30/24

On June 15-16, the mission celebrated its first All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy with their new rector, Priest Theodore Foley

Homily on the Sunday of All Saints - 06/30/24

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

First Sunday after Pentecost - 06/30/24

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

A Living Proof of the Burning Faith - 06/29/24

On St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

Moses of Optina - 06/29/24

Our Venerable Father Moses (Putilov) was a starets and schema archimandrite among the group of monastics known as the Optina Elders.

Two Letters from Elder Moses of Optina - 06/29/24

To His Brother Living in the World


The Recipe of Salvation According to Elder Paisios - 06/28/24

To sustain the soul, Divine Talents and Heavenly Bread are needed.

Father Arseny (1894-1975) - 06/28/24

The testimony of a Russian Confessor

On Pentecost - 06/23/24

by St. John Chrysostom

Homily on Pentecost - 06/23/24

by St. Gregory Palamas

The Day of the Holy Trinity - 06/23/24

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

Pentecost - 06/23/24

by Archbishop Dmitri (Royster)

Venerable Columba of Iona, Wonderworker - 06/22/24

Venerable Columba is perhaps the greatest of all Celtic saints


I look for the Resurrection of the Dead, and the Life of the Age to Come - 06/22/24

by Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

I’m Afraid To Confess, What Should I Do? - 06/21/24

by Archpriest Igor Fomin, Rector of St. Alexander Nevsky church of the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna Romanova - 06/21/24

June 11 this year was the 127th anniversary of the birth of the second daughter of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna

Sunday, 8 / 21 July
4th Sunday after Pentecost/Great Martyr Procopius of Jerusalem
9:00AM- Midnight Office
9:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
3:00PM- 9th Hour/Vespers/Compline
Monday, 9 / 22 July
Hieromartyr Pancratius of Taormina

3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Matins/ 1st Hour
7:00PM- Compline
Tuesday, 10 / 23 July
Venerable Anthony of the Kiev Caves

8:00 AM- Midnight Office
8:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
9:00AM- Divine Liturgy

3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Compline
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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