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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

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The Healing of the Paralytic and the Loneliness of Contemporary Man - 05/19/19

By Fr. George Calciu

We are created for Eternal Life - 05/19/19

A homily given by Archimandrite Justin (Popovic) on the Sunday of the Paralytic at the Ćelije convent, 1978.

Sunday of the Paralytic - 05/19/19

John 5:1-15
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact

“My days like a shadow have passed away...” - 05/18/19

St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov) talks about himself

New Media and the Impoverishment of Spiritual Life - 05/18/19

by Jean-Claude Larchet

Sunday of The Myrrhbearing Women - 05/12/19

Homily of Saint Gregory Palamas

The Myrrh-Bearing Women: Sacrificial Love - 05/12/19

Archimdrite Kirill (Pavlov)

The Myrrh-bearing Women - 05/12/19

Mark 15:43-16:6
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark by Blessed Theophylact

Elder Philotheos Zervakos - 05/08/19

Elder Philotheos was a wonderworker and a marvel of spiritual strength in our spiritually enfeebled times

Radonitsa - 05/07/19

On this day, the Tuesday of St. Thomas week, we call to remembrance all those who have died from the beginning of the ages in faith and in the hope of resurrection and life eternal.

St. Thomas Sunday - 05/05/19

Excerpt from a Homily by St. John Chrysostom

Thomas Sunday - Archbishop Averky - 05/05/19

On the Incredulity of Thomas

The Second Sunday of Pascha - 05/05/19

John 20:19-31
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John by Blessed Theophylact

Holy Righteous John of Kronstadt on Prayer - 05/04/19

by New-martyr Metropolitan Seraphim Chichagov

St. Tikhon of Moscow's Gift to America - 05/04/19

The Monastery of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Preservation of Jordanville History Continues - 05/04/19

A project dedicated to church people buried in Jordanville cemeteries

Paschal homily of Saint John Chrysostom - 04/27/19

If any man be devout and loveth God, let him enjoy this fair and radiant triumphal feast!

Paschal Message - 04/27/19

Paschal Message of His Holiness KIRILL Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

Paschal Epistle - 04/27/19

Paschal Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Great and Holy Saturday - 04/27/19

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades.

Homily on Great Friday - 04/26/19

by Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow, in the St. Alexander Nevsky Lavra on Holy Friday, 1816

Holy and Great Friday - 04/26/19

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

Great and Holy Friday - 04/26/19

On this day, Holy and Great Friday, we celebrate the awesome, holy, and saving Passion of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ

Great and Holy Thursday - 04/25/19

When the glorious disciples at the supper were illumined by the washing of the feet,
then was the impious Judas darkened by the disease of avarice.

Each One of Us is Potentially a Judas - 04/24/19

A sermon given by Fr. Seraphim (Rose) during Great Lent, 1982

Great and Holy Wednesday - 04/24/19

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you?

On the Parable of the Ten Virgins - 04/23/19

Homily 78 of St. John Chrysostom

Great and Holy Tuesday - 04/23/19

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins

Great and Holy Monday - 04/22/19

We are entering into difficult days today: days when we recall the Passion of Christ

Homily on Palm Sunday - 04/21/19

by St. Luke, Archbishop of Crimea
(April 18, 1954)

Comforting the Lord as He Weeps: On Palm Sunday - 04/21/19

Bishop Benjamin (Milov) of Saratov and Balashov (+1955)

Entrance into Jerusalem - 04/21/19

John 12:1-18
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact

Tuesday, 8 / 21 May
St. John the Theologian
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Matins/ First Hour/ Compline
Wednesday, 9 / 22 May
8:15AM- Lesser Blessing of Water
9:00AM- Midnight Office/ Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
Thursday, 10 / 23 May
Apostle Simon the Zealot
No Services
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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