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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

The Baptism of the Lord - 01/19/17

by St. John of Kronstadt

Sermon on the Epiphany - 01/19/17

by St John,
Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco the Miracle-Worker
Bitola, Serbia, 1928.

Homily on Theophany - 01/19/17

Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) -
On the day of Theophany it is not out of place to remember that baptism at which each of us Orthodox Christians gave a promise to unite himself with Christ.

The Influence of St Seraphom of Sarov - 01/15/17

by Archbishop Nathaniel (Lvov, +1986)

St. Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov - 01/15/17

St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, Serbia, 1928

On the Sunday Before Theophany - 01/15/17

A Sermon of Bishop Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky)

Homily on the Nativity of Christ, by St. John Chrysostom - 01/07/17

Christ is born! Glorify Him!

Homily on the Birth of Christ - 01/07/17

St. Philaret of Moscow

Homily on the Holy Nativity - 01/06/17

On the Saving Nativity According to the Flesh of our Lord and God and Saviour
Jesus Christ by St Gregory Palamas

Christmas Letter from Elder Ambrose of Optina - 01/06/17

For Christmas of 1870 the Elder wrote to his spiritual children about the lofty meaning of the Incarnation

Christmas Message - 01/06/17

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Nativity Epistle - 01/06/17

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

Homily on the Sunday before Christmas - 01/01/17

by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes

The Genealogy of Christ - 01/01/17

According to St. Gregory Palamas

Keeping Watch by Night - 01/01/17

Services of the Nativity Fast
by Deacon Peter Markevich - lecturer in Liturgics at Holy Trinity Seminary

On the New Year - 12/31/16

by Metropolitan Pitirim (Nechaev) of Volokolamsk and Yuriev

Orthodox Ecumenism and St. Justin Popovic - 12/31/16

Speaking Painful Truth in Love

Schema-Abbess Fomar, 1869 - 1936 - 12/31/16

Schema-Abbess Fomar was among five new saints canonized by the Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church at their December 21st session

The Life of St Herman of Alaska - 12/25/16

"...let us give a vow to ourselves, that from this day, from this hour, from this minute, we shall strive above all else to love God and to do His Holy Will!"
- Saint Herman

The Life of St Spyridon - 12/25/16

St. Spyridon lived his earthly life in righteousness and sanctity, and prayerfully surrendered his soul to the Lord

The Parable of the Supper - 12/25/16

Luke 14:16-24
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

Saint Daniel the Stylite - 12/24/16

There are many instances of such ascetics from the 5th to the 10th century. They flourished in Syria, Mesopotia, Egypt and Greece.

Bishop Amphilokhy of Alaska (+1933) - 12/24/16

Bishop Amphilokhy is not well known in ROCOR - He is also not well known in the Orthodox Church in America


Friday, 7 / 20 January
Synaxis of the Baptist
3:00PM- Vespers/ Matins/ First Hour
Saturday, 8 / 21 January
St. George the Chozebite
9:40AM- Hours/ Divine Liturgy
4:00PM- Confessions
5:00PM- Vigil
Sunday, 9 / 22 January
Mertropolitan Philip of Moscow
9:40AM- Hours/ Divine Liturgy
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
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