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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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On the Transfiguration - 08/19/19

by St. Gregory Palamas

The Transfiguration of Christ - 08/19/19

Homily of St. Luke of Simferopol (delivered in 1956)

On the Transfiguration - 08/19/19

by St. Leo the Great ca. 400-461

Homily on Christ Walking Upon the Water - 08/18/19

by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes (+2010)

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/18/19

Jesus Walking on the Water
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

The Lesser of Two Evils - 08/17/19

In difficult life circumstances we often have to select from two or more evils. Can a choice like this be based on Christian principles?
By Igumen Nektary (Morozov)

Simply a Matter of Honor - 08/17/19

Homily by Archpriest Alexander Webster
Delivered at Holy Trinity Monastery
July 15/28, 2018

Writing the History of the Russian Church Abroad - 08/17/19

Dr. Andrei Alexandrovich Kostriukov is a Senior Researcher at Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox University of the Humanities

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/11/19

The Miracle of the Five Loaves and Two Fishes
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

“Confessing Christ by Our Whole Lives” - 08/10/19

A talk with Archimandrite Hilarion (Dan) formerly a distinguished economist and today one of the most esteemed spiritual fathers in Romania

St. Herman's Spruce Island: The Beauty America is Missing - 08/10/19

St. Herman lived on Spruce Island and felt at home there because it reminded him so much of his faraway home in Valaam Monastery.

A Simple Approach to Reading the Entire Bible - 08/10/19

by Archpriest John Whiteford

St. Mary Magdalene the Myrrh-bearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles - 08/04/19

With great love toward the resurrected Lord, and with great zeal, she proclaimed the Holy Gospel to the world as a true apostle of Christ.

Holy Myrrh-bearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalen - 08/04/19

St. Mary Magdalen zealously fulfilled the first and greatest commandment: Love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, with all thy mind and with all thy strength.

Hear with Your Heart - 08/04/19

A talk with Archpriest Andrei Goryachev, minister to Moscow's Blind, Deaf, and Mute.

Seeking the Presence of God With All Our Strength - 08/04/19

by Metropolitan Merkury of Rostov and Novocherkassk

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost - 08/04/19

Healing of the Two Blind Men
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Homily on the Vision of Prophet Ezekiel - 08/03/19

by St. Makarios of Egypt

The Other Matrona - 08/03/19

The Life and Podvig of the Confessor St. Matrona of Anemnyasevo

The Holy Equal-To-The-Apostles Prince Vladimir - 07/28/19

Sermon on July 15, 1899 by the holy Patriarch Tikhon the Confessor, during his tenure as Archbishop of the Aleutian Islands and Alaska

Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Councils - 07/28/19

An Ecumenical Council is the Church's supreme authority, and possesses the competence to resolve major questions of church life.

On Spiritual Paralysis - 07/28/19

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
by Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko, 1893-1978)

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - 07/28/19

Thy Sins Be Forgiven Thee
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Ascetic of Piety: St. Longin of Svyatogorsk (+ 1882) - 07/27/19

Hieroschemamonk Longin was born in June 1798 in the city of Ryazan. He came from a priestly family and graduated from the Ryazan Theological Seminary.

Archpriest John Moses - 07/27/19

His final sermon entitled “What does it mean to be a servant?”

Archpriest John Moses reposed in the Lord - 07/26/19

On Thursday, July 25, following a long and serious illness, Archpriest John Moses, cleric of Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Harrisonburg, VA, reposed in the Lord.

The Kazan Icon of the Mother of God - 07/21/19

The Complicated History of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
Commemorated July 8/21 and October 22/November 4

Saint Procopios the Great Martyr - 07/21/19

St. Procopius suffered honorably at Caesarea in Palestine, and was crowned with a wreath of immortal glory, on July 8, 303.

St. Procopius of Ustiug - 07/21/19

Wonder-worker and Fool-for-Christ, Blessed Procopius was canonized in 1547, and is commemorated on July 8/21.

On the 5th Sunday After Pentecost - 07/21/19

Sermon by Protopriest Rostislav Gan

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - 07/21/19

What Have We to Do with Thee?
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

Vespers for Prophet Elijah - 07/21/19

Father John and Father Daniel celebrate Vespers with Father Angel, dean of the Sofia Diocese, presiding.

Rila Monastery - 07/20/19

Fathers John, Daniel and Reader Theodore visit the Rila Monastery

Fathers John and Daniel in Bulgaria - 07/20/19

The Fathers participated at a Divine Liturgy for Greatmartyr Marina. Later they were invited for lunch at Patriarch Neophyte's residence.

Monday, 6 / 19 August
9:00AM- Midnight Office/ Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy/ Blessing of Fruit
Tuesday, 7 / 20 August
St. Dometius of Persia
No Services
Wednesday, 8 / 21 August
St. Zosima & Sabbatius
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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