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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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Three Ways of Approaching the Lord - 03/24/19

Second Sunday of Lent
Homily by Saint Nikolaï Velimirović

Repentance According to Saint Gregory Palamas - 03/24/19

by Archimandrite Ephraim of Vatopedi

Sermon on the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas - 03/24/19

by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Etna

Second Sunday of Lent - 03/24/19

From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark
by Blessed Theophylact

The Church's Prayer for the Dead - 03/23/19

The Holy Orthodox Church, like a concerned mother, daily, at every divine service, offers up prayers for all her children who have departed for the land of eternity.

St. John Cassian's Institutes: - 03/23/19


The Canonization of the New Martyrs - 03/20/19

The decision to canonize the Russian martyrs of the 20th century was made in principle by the ROCOR Council of Bishops in 1971

Subdeacon Nectarios Yangston - 03/20/19

Miraculous Healing of the Custodian of the Myrrh-Streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of God

Sermon on the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy - 03/17/19

by Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky),1918

On the Joy of Being Orthodox - 03/17/19

by St. John of Kronstadt

On the Sunday of Orthodoxy - 03/17/19

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

Sunday of Orthodoxy - 03/17/19

John 1: 43-51
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact

Russian Exiles and the Indian Orthodox Church (1931 -1939) - 03/16/19

Research on ROCOR’s interest in the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church

On Struggling with Vanity - 03/16/19

A Homily by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

11th Anniversary of Metropolitan Laurus’ Repose - 03/16/19

March 16 marks eleven years since the repose of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Laurus

Sermon on Forgiveness Sunday - 03/10/19

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

At the Threshold of the Fast: The Sunday of Forgiveness - 03/10/19

By Irenei (Steenberg) - Bishop of Sacramento

Forgiveness Sunday - 03/10/19

Matthew 6:14-21
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

Rules for Acolytes - 03/09/19

St John of San Francisco

One Doesn't Forge Iron Carelessly - 03/09/19

The teachings of St. Anthony the Great - Part 1.

What is the Most Important Thing in Life? - 03/09/19

A sermon of Archimandrite Markell (Pavuk), the spiritual father of the Kiev Theological Seminary and Academy.

"The Waters Have Been Muddied" - 03/08/19

An Interview with Fr. John Whiteford on the Ukrainian Crisis and the Judgment of God

On the Last Times, the Antichrist, and the End of the World - 03/03/19

By St. Ephraim the Syrian

Sermon on the Last Judgement - 03/03/19

St John of Shanghai and San Francisco

Meatfare Sunday - The Last Judgment - 03/03/19

Matthew 25:31-46
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

History of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia - 03/03/19

By Dr. Gernot Seide, translated by Jacqueline Xenia Endres-Nenchin, edited by Hierodeacon Samuel Nedelsky and Reader Isaac Lambertsen.

Memoirs of Archimandrite Nektary (Chernobyl) 1905 - 2000 - 02/28/19

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

“Holy, Holy, Holy Lord of Sabaoth” - 02/28/19

On how a rabbi’s wife converted to Christ in our days

Statement on the Ukraine - 02/28/19

Russian Holy Synod Issues Statement on Lawlessness and Violence in Ukraine

A Homily on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son - 02/24/19

by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

Sermon on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son - 02/24/19

by St. John of Kronstadt

Sunday of the Prodigal Son - 02/24/19

Luke 15:11-32
From the Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke by Blessed Theophylact

Sunday, 11 / 24 March
Second Sunday of the Great Fast/ St. Gregory Palamas
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Hours and Divine Liturgy
Monday, 12 / 25 March
St. Theophanes of Sigriane
No Services
Tuesday, 13 / 26 March
St. Nicephorus of Constantinople
3:00PM- Great 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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