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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

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Archbishop Theophan of Poltava - 02/19/24

A pillar of the Church in our own day, who was like unto the early desert-fathers in his resolute struggle against the prince of darkness.


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Homily for the Sunday of Zacchaeus - 02/18/24

By St. Luke, Archbishop of Simferopol and All Crimea
(Delivered on February 18, 1945)


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St. Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov - 02/18/24

The holy hierarch focused special attention on awakening and maintaining in his flock a spirit of true Christian piety.


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Homily on the Sunday of Zacchaeus - 02/18/24

St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco


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The Life and Veneration of the Holy Virgin Martyr Agatha - 02/18/24

By Hieromonk Makarios of Simonopetra


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Zacchaeus Sunday - 02/18/24

Luke 19:1-10
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact


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Saint Nicholas Enlightener of Japan - 02/18/24

One of the greatest missionaries in the history of the Orthodox Church. A man who, in the course of his life in Japan, left behind over two hundred churches and more than 30,000 Orthodox Christians


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Elder Ieronim and the Russians on Athos - 02/17/24

excerpt from Russian Monks on Mount Athos by Nicholas Fennell


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On Practicing the Jesus Prayer - 02/17/24

by St. Ignatius Brianchaninov


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On the Necessity of Constant Prayer for all Christians in General - 02/17/24

by St. Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain


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Monastics: Who They Are and Why We Need Them - 02/17/24

An article by Abbot Tryphon


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Report from Kenya - 02/16/24

St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Mission and Refuge of Kenya Lays Cornerstone


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Homily on the Meeting of the Lord - 02/15/24

By St. Theophan the Recluse


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The Meeting of Our Lord - 02/15/24

The fortieth day after His birth, the All-Holy Virgin brought her Divine Son into the Temple of Jerusalem, in accordance with the Law


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The Feast of the Three Hierarchs - 02/12/24

Sts. Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom


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On the Eucharist - 02/11/24

The Mystery of Holy Communion
by Archpriest Vsevolod Shpiller


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Concerning the New and Old Calendars - 02/11/24

A Presentation by St. Seraphim (Sobolev) to the Congress of Moscow July 1948


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The Canaanite woman and the Mother of God - 02/11/24

Archbishop Christodoulos (Paraskevaïdis) of Athens (1998-2008, †)


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Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer - 02/11/24

The Hieromartyr Ignatius was a disciple of the holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian


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Sunday of the Canaanite Woman - 02/11/24

By Monk Agapios Landos of Crete


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Prayer of the Heart for the Faithful Living in the World - 02/10/24

by Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi


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Memoirs of Archimandrite Nektary (Chernobyl) 1905 - 2000 - 02/10/24

"In this Church I have experienced many spiritual joys: in Jordanville, then on Mount Athos, and, finally, in the Holy Land."


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A Meditation upon Death - 02/10/24

by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)


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The Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia - 02/04/24

Today we celebrate the memory of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian land.


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The Prayer Rope - 02/04/24

Meditations of a Monk of the Holy Mountain Athos


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The New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia - 02/04/24

Lives of some of the Orthodox Faithful who suffered during the Soviet period (1917 to 1991) for their faith.


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A symbol or actual body and blood? - 02/04/24

“Do the bread and wine truly become the actual Body and Blood of Christ?”
by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis


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The Blind Man at Jericho - 02/04/24

Luke 18:35-43
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke by Blessed Theophylact


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The Life of Maximus the Confessor - 02/03/24

Orthodox Christian monk and ascetical writer known especially for his courageous fight against heresy


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Beneficial Sayings of St. Anthony the Great - 02/03/24

Everything we need to know in order to live is there for us in its simplest and clearest form


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How to Read the Bible and Why - 02/03/24

St Justin (Popovic) of Celije


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St. Euthymios the Great - 02/02/24

From his youth, he lived a life of asceticism - his days and nights in prayer.
Euthymius was a great miracle worker; he expelled demons, and healed the gravely ill.


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On Christian Marriage - 02/02/24

"They're not your other half, they're your everything"
 - Archimandrite Arsenie (Papacioc)


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History of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad - 01/28/24

by St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

 


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Two Sermons on the Rich Young Ruler - 01/28/24

St. Cyril of Alexandria


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Brief Spiritual Instructions - 01/28/24

Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) of Bogucharsk (+1950)
from the Notes of Archbishop Seraphim’s Spiritual Children


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Who is the Rich Man That Shall Be Saved? - 01/28/24

St. Clement of Alexandria


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St. John of Kronstadt and the Education of children - 01/28/24

St. John considered love for children to be the foundation of a teacher’s work


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What is Orthodoxy? - 01/28/24

by Archbishop Averky of Syracuse and Holy Trinity Monastery
Alas! How few people there are in our times...who understand correctly what Orthodoxy is and wherein its essence lies.


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On the beautiful road of love - 01/27/24

A letter of Elder Ephraim of Arizona


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Where does Humanistic Culture Lead? - 01/27/24

St. Justin Popovic (April 6, 1894-April 7, 1979) touches upon the probable future.


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How to Live According to the Faith - 01/27/24

Lessons of the Great Archpastor, the Ever-memorable Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow († November 19, 1867)


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Saint Nino the Equal to the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia - 01/27/24

The bearer of good tidings who brought the people of Georgia to the path of life and truth


Thursday, 9 / 22 February
Apodosis of Meeting/Martyr Nicephorus of Antioch
Midnight- Midnight Office
12:40AM- 3rd/ 6th Hours
1:00AM- Divine Liturgy
Silence Day
Friday, 10 / 23 February
Hieromartyr Charalampus

Midnight- Midnight Office
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Matins/ 1st Hour
7:00PM- Compline
Saturday, 11 / 24 February
Hieromartyr Blaise of Sebaste

Midnight- Midnight Office
8:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
9:00AM- Divine Liturgy
2:45PM- 9th Hour/Little Vespers/ Compline/Preparation
5:00PM- Vigil/ Confessions
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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