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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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Holy Hieromartyr Cyprian and the Holy Virgin Martyr Justina - 10/15/17

Hieromartyr Cyprian, former servant of the prince of darkness, who by faith shattered his grip. Christians often resort to the prayerful intercession of the saint in their struggle with unclean spirits.

As Ye Would that Men Should Do to You - 10/15/17

Luke 6:31-36
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

The Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God - 10/14/17

Today the Virgin stands in the midst of the Church
and with choirs of saints she invisibly prays to God for us.

The Life of our Venerable Father Among the Saints St. Sergius of Radonezh - 10/08/17

The saint had no wish during his life for renown, neither in death, but by God's Almighty Power he was glorified.

What Is Necessary for a Saving Confession? - 10/08/17

by Metropolitan Innocent of Moscow

Dwelling Together in Unity—St. Sergius of Radonezh - 10/08/17

St. Sergius was born to an aristocratic family, during a very violent period of Russian history.

The Miraculous Catch of Fish - 10/08/17

Luke 5:1-11
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

Holy Hierarch Innocent of Moscow on His Missionary Journeys - 10/06/17

St Innocent (Veniaminov; 1797-1879), a great missionary, the Apostle of America and Siberia, Metropolitan of Moscow

The Orthodox World-View - 10/01/17

by Father Seraphim Rose of Platina

“I imagine my beloved Valaam” - 10/01/17

St. Herman’s Letters to Abbot Nazarius

Holy Martyrs Bidzina, Shalva, and Elizbar - 10/01/17

The All-merciful Lord aroused a strong desire in the valiant prince Bidzina Choloqashvili of Kakheti and, together with Shalva and his uncle Elizbar, princes of Aragvi and Ksani provinces, he led a struggle to liberate Kakheti from the Tatars

On the Love of Enemies - 10/01/17

the Teachings of St. Silouan

The Cross, The Preserver of the Universe - 09/27/17

Saint John Maximovitch
On the Exaltation of the Cross
Shanghai 1947

The Exaltation of the Cross - 09/27/17

The Exaltation of the Cross is one of the twelve great feasts of the Church. It commemorates two historical events: first, the finding of the Life-giving Cross in the year 326, and second, its recovery from Persia in 628.

“He sought the most important thing—prayerful union with God” - 09/24/17

Elder Iliy on St. Silouan the Athonite and the importance of prayer.

The Life and Teachings of Elder Siluan - 09/24/17

By Bishop Alexander and Natalia Bufius

On the parable of the talents - 09/24/17

By Father George Calciu

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/24/17

The Parable of the Talents
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Schemamonk George from the Old Russikon - 09/23/17

A Disciple of Elder Joseph the Hesychast

Open Unto Us the Doors of Mercy - 09/21/17

A Homily on the Nativity of the Theotokos by Archimandrite Cleopa (Ilie)

On the Nativity of the Theotokos - 09/21/17

Sermon by St. John Damascene (John of Damascus)

The Birth of Mary the Holy Mother of God - 09/21/17

from The Protoevangelium of James

Feast of the Holy and Righteous Prophet Moses the God-seer - 09/17/17

by Hieroschemamonk Ambrose

The God-Seer Moses - 09/17/17

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

Holy Hieromartyr Babylas - 09/17/17

The Hieromartyr Babylas and with him the three youths Urban, Prilidian, Epolonius and their mother Christodoula

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/17/17

The Great Commandment
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

The Metropolitan’s Travel Companion - 09/16/17

by Metropolitan Vitaly (Ustinov)

“I Don’t Want the Russian Church Abroad to Lose Its Identity” - 09/16/17

Protopriest Peter Perekrestov interviewed by Protopriest Serafim Gan

Monday, 3 / 16 October
St. Dionysius the Areopagite
No Services
Tuesday, 4 / 17 October
St. Hierotheus of Athens
No Services
Wednesday, 5 / 18 October
Hierarchs of Moscow
3:00PM- Vigil
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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