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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

A 1923 Interview with Patriarch Tikhon - 11/18/18

November 5/18 marks the day when Patriarch Tikhon (Belyaev) was chosen Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.

Saint Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia - 11/18/18

His Missionary Legacy to Orthodox America

Epistle to the Soviet of People's Commissars - 11/18/18

A bold letter written by Patriarch Tikhon to the new rulers of Russia a year after the revolution.

Sts. Galaction and Episteme - 11/18/18

Quitting the city, they hid themselves away on Mount Publion, where there were two monasteries, one for men and the other for women.

Jairus' Daughter and the Woman With an Issue of Blood - 11/18/18

Luke 8:41-56
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke by Blessed Theophylact

The Best Time for the Church is the Time of Persecution - 11/17/18

A word from His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry, First Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Atheism and Close-Mindedness - 11/17/18

An essay by Amir Azarvan

Sister Lyubov Aleinikova - 11/17/18

Becoming an Orthodox Christian and a Sister of Mercy

The Healing of the Gadarene Demoniac - 11/11/18

Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh

The Legion of Demons and Herd of Swine - 11/11/18

Luke 8:26-39
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

The Iron Stance of St. Job of Pochaev - 11/10/18

St. Job, the abbot of the Pochaev Lavra, stood unwavering in the faith, and with iron steadfastness struggled against the Uniates

St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov) - 11/10/18

“True Love for One’s Neighbour Is Based on Faith in God”

Interview with Father Job Watts - 11/10/18

Rector of the St. Nektarios of Pentapolis parish in Lenoir City, Tennessee

On the Feast of the Kazan Icon - 11/04/18

by Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) of Bogucharsk (+1950)

The Legacy of Father Nicola Yanney - 11/04/18

Fr. Nicola Yanney (Feb. 5, 1873-Oct. 29, 1918) was a early priest to Arab Orthodox Christians in America. He regularly ministered to Orthodox Christians all across the American West and Midwest.

The Holy Fathers on the Rich Man and Lazarus - 11/04/18

Selected Quotes

The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus - 11/04/18

Luke 16:19-31
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

Memory of the Fool-for-Christ, the Athonite Elder Gregory - 11/04/18

Communication with the newly-reposed Elder Gregory left a lasting impression on all

Patriarch Bartholomew is not free in his actions - 11/03/18

There are forces behind him that are far from Christ's Church.
Article by Archpriest Seraphim Gan

State of the Diocese - 11/03/18

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York at 2018 Diocesan Assembly

The Sower - 10/28/18

A homily by Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes

The Parable of the Sower - 10/28/18

Luke 8:5-15
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

The Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon - 10/28/18

In 2007, the Most Holy Mother of God showed her grace once again upon the world through her Iveron icon, this time on a Hawaiian island.

On the Fate of the Canonical Church in Ukraine - 10/27/18

An interview with His Beatitude Metropolitan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine

The Seventh Ecumenical Council - 10/21/18

What the Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council Have Done For Our Salvation and Sanctification.
Delivered October 14/27, 1991 by Archimandrite John (Krestiankin)

On the Widow of Nain - 10/21/18

A homily by Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov)
Delivered October 24, 2010

Raising the Son of the Widow - 10/21/18

Luke 7:11-16
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

On Miracles from the Relics of St. Spyridon of Tremithus - 10/20/18

Many Russian residents have venerated the incorrupt right hand relic of the Holy Hierarch Spyridon with which he blessed people and performed miracles in his lifetime.

Who Was Philip Ludwell III - 10/20/18

The First Known American Convert to Eastern Orthodox Christianity

Monday, 6 / 19 November
St. Paul of Constantinople
No Services
Tuesday, 7 / 20 November
33 Martyrs of Melitene
2:00PM- 9th Hour/ Little Vespers/ Compline
3:00PM- Vigil
Wednesday, 8 / 21 November
Synaxis of the Archangel Michael
9:00AM- Midnight Office/ Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
After Divine Liturgy- 9th Hour/ Compline
1:00PM- 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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