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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

Sunday of The Myrrhbearing Women - 05/19/24

Homily of Saint Gregory Palamas

The Myrrh-Bearing Women: Sacrificial Love - 05/19/24

Archimandrite Kirill (Pavlov)

The Myrrh-bearing Women - 05/19/24

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

Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh - 05/18/24

An interview with Archpriest Maxim Nikolsky

Orthodox Apologetic Theology - 05/18/24

An essential text by Ivan M. Andreyev

St. Thomas Sunday - 05/12/24

Excerpt from a Homily by St. John Chrysostom

Thomas Sunday - 05/12/24

Archbishop Averky on the Incredulity of Thomas

The Second Sunday of Pascha - 05/12/24

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

A Homily for Bright Saturday - 05/11/24

St. Onuphry (Gagalyuk) of Kursk

"We Have No Other Way But the Way of the Cross!" - 05/11/24

Paschal interview with Metropolitan NICHOLAS from the newspaper "Russian Life"

Paschal homily of Saint John Chrysostom - 05/04/24

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

Paschal Message - 05/04/24

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

Paschal Epistle - 05/04/24

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

Great and Holy Saturday - 05/03/24

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

The Valley of the Shadow of Death - 05/03/24

Fr. Georges Florovsky
on Ezekiel 37
"O Ye Dry Bones"

Homily on Great Friday - 05/03/24

Given at the Evening Service
by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

Great and Holy Friday - 05/03/24

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 - 05/01/24

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.

Great and Holy Wednesday - 04/30/24

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?

How Should We Spend Holy Week? - 04/30/24

Advice from four respected clergymen in Russia – Fr. Valerian Krechetov, Fr. Vladimir Shaforostov, Fr. Maxim Pervozvansky, and Fr. Kirill Kaleda.

Holy Week: An Explanation - 04/30/24

Let's explore the meaning of each of the solemn days of Passion Week

Homily for Palm Sunday - 04/28/24

By St. Cyril of Alexandria

Homily on Palm Sunday - 04/28/24

Excerpt from St. Andrew of Crete's Homily on Palm Sunday

Homily on Palm Sunday - 04/28/24

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

Entrance into Jerusalem - 04/28/24

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

Sermon on Lazarus Saturday - 04/26/24

by Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky, +1985)
of Eastern America and New York

What Happened to Lazarus After He Rose From the Dead? - 04/26/24

Lazarus was a close friend of Christ, from Bethany, about three kilometers east of Jerusalem. He lived there with his sisters Mary and Martha, and they often gave hospitality to Jesus (Luke 10:38-40; John 12:1-3).

Lazarus Saturday - 04/26/24

A Sermon by Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko, 1893-1978)

Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt - 04/21/24

This Life of Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt was written down in the seventh century by Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem.

The Fifth Sunday: St. Mary of Egypt - 04/21/24

from "The One Thing Needful," Sermons of Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko, 1893-1978)

Fifth Sunday of Lent - 04/21/24

From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark
by Blessed Theophylact, Archbishop of Ochrid and Bulgaria

Tuesday, 8 / 21 May
St. John the Theologian
8:40AM- 3rd/6th Hours
9:00AM- Divine Liturgy

3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/  Compline
Wednesday, 9 / 22 May
Translation of the Relics of St Nicholas to Bari
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Matins/ 1st Hour
7:00PM- Compline
Thursday, 10 / 23 May
Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot
Midnight- Midnight Office
12:40AM- 3rd/ 6th Hours
1:00AM- Divine Liturgy
Silence Day
Fasting discipline varies from one Orthodox jurisdiction to the next. Our church calendar should be consulted for the fasting discipline of our parish.
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Eastern American Diocese ROCOR
Eastern American Diocese ROCOR
ROCOR Studies
ROCOR Studies



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