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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

Gaining the Habit of Prayer - 09/25/22

from "Unseen Warfare," by St. Nicodemos of the Holy Mountain

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/25/22

Sermon by Archbishop Andrei of Rockland

Schemamonk George from the Old Russikon - 09/25/22

A Disciple of Elder Joseph the Hesychast

On the Greatest Commandments: Love of God and Neighbor - 09/25/22

The Holy Gospel According to St. Matthew 22:35-46

“I have many sorrows of my own, and they are my own fault…” - 09/24/22

St. Silouan of Mt. Athos

To Teach and Learn Bell-Ringing - 09/24/22

The bell is a special musical instrument designed to call people to pray. Bell-ringers call it the voice of God.

The Vision of Christ in the Life of Saint Silouan - 09/24/22

by Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou

Russian Orthodoxy in South Africa in the 1950s and ’60s - 09/24/22

A study of notable people and events by Dmitry P. Anashkin

On the Nativity of the Theotokos - 09/21/22

Sermon by St. John Damascene (John of Damascus)

The Birth of Mary the Holy Mother of God - 09/21/22

from The Protoevangelium of James

The Parable of the Wedding Feast - 09/18/22

A Homily on St. Matt. 22:1-14
by Father James Thornton

Morning and Evening Prayer Rules in the Russian Orthodox Tradition - 09/18/22

by Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov

Holy Prophet Zacharias and Righteous Elizabeth - 09/18/22

The Holy Prophet Zachariah and the Righteous Elizabeth were the parents of the holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord, John.

The Parable of the Wedding Feast - 09/18/22

by Archpriest Victor Potapov

The God-Seer Moses - 09/17/22

The prophet Moses occupies a unique position in the Scriptural Tradition of prophecy

Vision of the True Light - 09/17/22

Selected Sayings of St. Macarius of Optina

An apiary full of spiritual honey - 09/17/22

Stories About Elders Cleopa (Ilie) and Marcu (Dumitrescu)

His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, elected First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad - 09/13/22

On Tuesday, 13 September, the election of the new First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia by its Council of Bishops took place.

The Beheading of St John, the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist - 09/11/22

Homily by St. Justin Popovic

The Lord of the Vineyard - 09/11/22

Commentary on the Gospel Reading for the Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost by Archpriest Alexander Shargunov

Hieromartyr Peter, Metropolitan Of Krutitsa - 09/11/22

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.

Encomium on the Beheading of the Precious Forerunner - 09/11/22

by St. Theodore the Studite

Suffering in Family Life - 09/10/22

By Protopriest Peter Perekrestov

St. Moses the Black - 09/10/22

The power of repentance transformed this infidel, who was a murderer, adulterer and robber.

Interview with Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany - 09/10/22

Conducted by Protodeacon Andrei Psarev

Headscarves in the Orthodox Church - 09/10/22

Holy Tradition and Practice vs. Modern Feelings
by Archpriest Geoffrey Korz

How Icons Are Renewing Themselves and Prophecies Are Being Fulfilled. - 09/09/22

Archpriest Stephen Pavlenko

Speaking to Each Other from the Heart - 09/04/22

On the 40th anniversary of the repose of Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose)

The Divine Liturgy of Saint James - 09/04/22

Dn. Vitaly Permiakov, Ph.D. and Dn. Nicholas Kotar field questions on the Liturgy of St James

On Love - 09/04/22

Saint Isaac the Syrian

Vignettes of a Holy Life - 09/03/22

Reminiscences of Fr. Seraphim Rose

Abramius the Archimandrite and Wonderworker of Smolensk - 09/03/22

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.

Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware). August 24, 2022 - 09/01/22

Metropolitan Kallistos is himself an entire page in the history of 20th -century Eastern Orthodox theology.

Sinister Psychosis and the Remembrance of God - 08/29/22

by Fr Zechariah Lynch

A Homily by St. Gregory Palamas - 08/28/22

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

A Transition to Life: The Dormition of the Mother of God - 08/28/22

by Elder Ephraim of Arizona

On the Dormition - 08/28/22

by St. John of Damascus

St. Theophan the Recluse - 08/27/22

The Living Reality of an Immortal Teacher
by Abbot Herman (Podmoshensky)+2014

Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany - 08/27/22

“We Must Think about how To Come to a Common View of Current Events in the Church Abroad”

The Prophet Micah - 08/27/22

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.


OCT 15&16

Monday, 13 / 26 September
Forefeast of the Exaltation/Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Midnight- Midnight Office
9:00AM- 3rd/6th Hours
3:00PM- 9th Hour/Little Vespers/ Compline
7:00PM- Vigil
Tuesday, 14 / 27 September
Midnight- Midnight Office
9:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
10:00AM-Divine Liturgy
3:00PM- 9th Hour/Great Vespers
7:00PM- Compline
Wednesday, 15 / 28 September
Holy Great Martyr Nicetas the Goth
Midnight- Midnight Office
9:00AM- 3rd/6th Hours
3:00PM- 9th Hour/Vespers/Matins/1st Hour
7:00PM- 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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