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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 Path of True Christian Life - 03/26/23

Archbishop Averky of Syracuse and Holy Trinity Monastery (+1976) on The Ladder of Divine Ascent

The Significance of Fasting in the Struggle against Fallen Spirits - 03/26/23

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Great Lent by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

Saint John Climacus and the Ladder of Divine Ascent - 03/26/23

By Metropolitan Philaret
From "The Ladder of Divine Ascent," (Boston: Holy Transfiguration Monastery, 1978)

St. John Climacus: The Forgotten Saint - 03/26/23

By Priest Athanasios Papagiannis

Monasticism in the 21st Century - 03/25/23

A Viable Alternative or a Forgotten Ideal?
by Mother Ephrosynia of the Convent of Lesna

On the Moral Content of the Old Testament - 03/25/23

A Preliminary Response to Atheists by Dr. John Amir Azarvan

Vladyka Laurus - a living example of a holy man - 03/25/23

by Schema Archimandrite Nektary (Haji-Petropoulos)

Holy Trinity Seminary launches new podcast - 03/25/23

Light of the World premiered its first episode featuring Deacon Nicholas Kotar

The Week of the Veneration of the Cross - 03/19/23

An article by St. Tikhon (Bellavin) written when he was still an archimandrite at the Kholm theological seminary

Towards a Fruitful Spiritual Life - 03/19/23

Reasons Why Our Intentions to Lead a Better and Holy Life Do Not Produce Results
From the Conversations of Metropolitan Gregory of Novgorod

On Carrying Your Cross - 03/19/23

Homily on the Third Sunday of Great Lent by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

For the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross - 03/19/23

by St. Luke of Simferopol

The History of Holy Trinity Monastery - 03/18/23

A History of ROCOR's "spiritual fortress" in Jordanville by Archpriest Serafim Gan

Ukrainian Hierarchs on the Expulsion of Holy Orthodoxy from the Kievan Caves - 03/18/23

A number of hierarchs have made statements on the present situation

Monks ordered to leave the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - 03/18/23

The removal of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox monks from the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra represents a brazen violation of their rights and freedoms

Kiev Caves Lavra - 03/18/23

Thousands of Orthodox Ukrainians fill Kiev Caves Lavra as State continues to persecute the Monastery

Light for the World - 03/12/23

The Life of St. Gregory Palamas

Repentance According to Saint Gregory Palamas - 03/12/23

by Archimandrite Ephraim of Vatopedi

Sermon on the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas - 03/12/23

by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Etna

"I cannot Manage My own self; Grant me the spirit of repentance" - 03/10/23

from "A SPIRITUAL PSALTER" BY St. Ephraim the Syrian

On the Christian Family and Child Raising - 03/10/23

Archpriest Roman Nikolaev

Kiev Caves Lavra - 03/10/23

The canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church is to be expelled from the Kiev Caves Lavra by the end of March.

A Discourse on the Sunday of Orthodoxy - 03/05/23

by Archimandrite John Krestiankin (+2006)

Sunday of Orthodoxy - 03/05/23

A Homily of Holy New Hieromartyr Tikhon, Metropolitan of Moscow
Given in 1903 when he was Bishop of the Aleutian Islands and North America

On the Joy of Being Orthodox - 03/05/23

by St. John of Kronstadt

Lent as a Divine Establishment and Spiritual Remedy - 03/04/23

Protopriest Nikolai Dombrowski (+1979)

Saturday of the First Week - the Sweetness of Boiled Wheat - 03/04/23

On the Saturday of the first week of Great Lent, we commemorate an event which occurred in the year 356—a miracle of Great Martyr Theodore the Tyro ("the Recruit").

Pastoral Perspectives on the Reunification - 03/04/23

Interview with Archpriest Stephan Pavlenko

On Vladyka Laurus - 03/04/23

by Archpriest Victor Potapov

The True Nature of Fasting - 02/26/23

From the introductory material in the Lenten Triodion
Mother Mary and Bishop Kallistos Ware

Homily on Cheesefare Sunday - 02/26/23

by St. Tikhon (Bellavin) in 1901

Then Bishop of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands
Later - Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia

Sermon on Forgiveness Sunday - 02/26/23

by Archimandrite John (Krestiankin)
Given on February 28 (March 13), 1994

Please help us raise funds for the building of our school and monastic dwelling

Monday, 14 / 27 March
Venerable Father Benedict of Nursia
Midnight- Midnight Office
9:00AM- 3rd/ 6th Hours
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Typica/ Vespers
7:00PM- Compline
Tuesday, 15 / 28 March
Holy Martyrs Agapius and companions
Midnight- Midnight Office
9:00AM- 3rd/ 6th Hours
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Typica/ Vespers
7:00PM- Compline
Wednesday, 16 / 29 March
Holy Martyr Sabinas of Egypt
Midnight- Midnight Office
9:00AM- 3rd/ 6th Hours
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Typica/ Vespers/ Compline
7:00PM- Matins with Great Canon of St. Andrew/ 1st Hour
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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