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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

On the Widow of Nain - 10/19/14

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

Raising the Son of the Widow of Nain - 10/19/14

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

Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks - 10/18/14

Homily of St. Basil the Great on Thanksgiving and Mourning

Creature or Creator? - 10/18/14

In our time the defeated Arian heresy has been resurrected from the dust of history.
Bishop Alexander (Mileant) on the divinity of Jesus Christ

“Russian America Began Here” - 10/18/14

Impressions of a Moscow Pilgrim on the 20th-Anniversary of the Glorification of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco

As Ye Would that Men Should Do to You - 10/12/14

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

The Church of St. Mary of Magdalene, Jerusalem - 10/11/14

The church dedicated to St. Mary of Magdalene is part of a Russian monastery situated on the Mount of Olives and located very close to the Garden of Gethsemane

Do all Religions Have the Same Heavenly Father? - 10/11/14

by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis, a Priest of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North America (GOA). His courage to be outspoken is much appreciated.

The Prophet Jonah in the Writings of the Church Fathers - 10/05/14

The history of Jonah contains a great mystery.

The Miraculous Catch of Fish - 10/05/14

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

Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Cross - 10/04/14

In 2009, His Grace Bishop Meletiy of Khotin, Ukraine, now Archbishop of Chernovitsy, delivered this sermon at the St. George Church (ROCOR) in Howell, NJ.

On the parable of the talents - 09/28/14

By Father George Calciu

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/28/14

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

“I have many sorrows of my own, and they are my own fault…” - 09/25/14

St. Silouan of Mt. Athos

Metropolitan Laurus' Memories of Archbishop Anthony - 09/25/14

"Vladyka Anthony is buried in our Holy Trinity Monastery, in a crypt behind the church. We as archpastors miss him, but I believe that he prays for us and cares for us."

Orthodox Christians of Voronezh Greet the Kursk-Root Icon - 09/25/14

A delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, headed by Archbishop Mark, brought the ancient Russian holy icon

The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary - 09/21/14

The Most Holy Virgin Mary was born at a time when people had reached such a degree of moral decay that it seemed altogether impossible to restore them.

On the Nativity of the Most Holy Virgin Mary - 09/21/14

a homily by St. John of Kronstadt


Tuesday, 8 / 21 October
St. Pelagia the Penitent
No Services
Wednesday, 9 / 22 October
Apostle James, son of Alphaeus
3:00PM- Vigil

Thursday, 10 / 23 October
Synaxis of the Holy Fathers of Optina
9:40 AM- Hours/Divine Liturgy
7:00 PM- Moleben with Akathist to Holy Fathers
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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