St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.stmaryofegypt.org/ 60 Sunday of Zacchaeus - The Lenten Journey Begins http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/sunday-of-zacchaeus-lenten-journey.html Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2014/Zacchaeus_Jesus_icon_01_200px1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=156&percent=100"><p>The first sign of the approach of Great Lent comes five Sundays before its beginning. On this Sunday the Gospel reading is about Zacchaeus the tax-collector.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/sunday-of-zacchaeus-lenten-journey.html Zacchaeus Sunday http://www.chrysostompress.org/c_zacchaeus_sunday.html Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/zacchaeusold1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=146&percent=100"><p>Luke 19:1-10<br />From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke<br />by Blessed Theophylact, Archbishop of Ochrid and Bulgaria</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.chrysostompress.org/c_zacchaeus_sunday.html Synaxis of the Honourable Forerunner http://pemptousia.com/2016/01/synaxis-of-the-honourable-forerunner-7-january/ Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/Ioan-B-Sinai-s13-IN-735x10241.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=144&percent=100"><p>The Church celebrates the Synaxis of the Honourable Forerunner. It is the oldest feast of our Church for John the Baptist</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://pemptousia.com/2016/01/synaxis-of-the-honourable-forerunner-7-january/ The Baptism of the Lord http://orthochristian.com/51046.html Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2015/52895.p1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=180&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>by St. John of Kronstadt</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/51046.html Sermon on the Epiphany http://www.synod.com/synod/engrocor/enser_stjohnsfbogoyavleniye.html Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/bogoyavleniye1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=172&percent=100"><p>by St John of Shanghai and San Francisco<br />Bitola, Serbia, 1928.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.synod.com/synod/engrocor/enser_stjohnsfbogoyavleniye.html Homily on Theophany http://www.synod.com/synod/engrocor/enser_philtheoph.html Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=archive/Icons/Feasts/12%20Great%20Feasts/Theophany.jpg&archive=1&final_h=200&final_w=159&percent=100"><p>Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) -<br />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.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.synod.com/synod/engrocor/enser_philtheoph.html From the life of St. Seraphim of Sarov http://orthochristian.com/58793.html Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/seraphim11.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=119&percent=100"><p>From St. Seraphim Wonderworker of Sarov and His Spiritual Heritage by Helen Kontsevich</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/58793.html The Dual Feast of St. Basil the Great and the Circumcision of Christ http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/01/dual-feast-of-st-basil-great-and.html Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/circumcision2Band2Bbasil1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=144&percent=100"><p>On the eighth day after His Nativity, our Lord Jesus Christ was circumcised in accordance with the Old Testament Law.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/01/dual-feast-of-st-basil-great-and.html On Practicing the Jesus Prayer http://www.orthodoxprayer.org/Articles_files/Brianchaninov-Jesus%20Prayer.html Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/st-ignatius-brianchaninov1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=181&percent=100"><p>by St. Ignatius Brianchaninov</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.orthodoxprayer.org/Articles_files/Brianchaninov-Jesus%20Prayer.html In Memoriam: Schema-Archimandrite Placide http://orthochristian.com/109855.html Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2018/281926.p1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=133&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>On January 7, 2018, Schema-Archimandrite Placide&mdash;French ascetic and Orthodox theologian&mdash;reposed in the Lord.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/109855.html On the Nativity of Our Saviour Jesus Christ http://pemptousia.com/2017/12/on-the-nativity-of-our-saviour-jesus-christ/ Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/Nativity_252815th_c_252C_Annunciation_Cathedral_in_Moscow25291.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=151&percent=100"><p>A Homily by Saint John Chrysostom</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://pemptousia.com/2017/12/on-the-nativity-of-our-saviour-jesus-christ/ A Sermon by St John of Kronstadt on the Nativity of Christ. http://orthochristian.com/43966.html Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2016/nativity-icon1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=195&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>And the Word became flesh!</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/43966.html Christmas Message http://www.eadiocese.org/news_180106_2.html Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2016/225514.p1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=166&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.eadiocese.org/news_180106_2.html Nativity Epistle http://www.synod.com/synod/eng2018/20180104_enmhnativityepistle.html Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2012/metr_hilarion1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=120&percent=100"><p>His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.synod.com/synod/eng2018/20180104_enmhnativityepistle.html The Genealogy of Christ http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2009/12/on-old-testament-saints-1.html Sun, 31 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2016/treofjesse1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=138&percent=100"><p>According to St. Gregory Palamas</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2009/12/on-old-testament-saints-1.html A talk with Archimandrite Leonty (Zolotarev) http://orthochristian.com/109570.html Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/280813.p1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=150&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>Archimandrite Leonty, deputy abbot of the Zverinets Monastery, speaks about the role of Divine Providence</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/109570.html The Most Mysterious Monastery in Kiev http://orthochristian.com/109326.html Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/280193.p1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=114&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>On the Zverinets Monastery of the Archangel Michael</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/109326.html Reception of Persons into the Orthodox Church http://www.rocorstudies.org/2017/12/30/on-the-question-of-the-order-of-reception-of-persons-into-the-orthodox-church-coming-to-her-from-other-christian-churches/ Sat, 30 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/PogodinRose-1-1222x12801.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=191&percent=100"><p>On the Question of the Order of Reception<br />by Archimandrite Ambrose (Pogodin, +2004)</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.rocorstudies.org/2017/12/30/on-the-question-of-the-order-of-reception-of-persons-into-the-orthodox-church-coming-to-her-from-other-christian-churches/ The Life of St Herman of Alaska http://orthochristian.com/47984.html Mon, 25 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/st-herman-alaska1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=140&percent=100"><p>"...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!"<br />- Saint Herman</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/47984.html The Life of St Spyridon http://full-of-grace-and-truth.blogspot.com/2008/12/st-spyridon-wonderworker.html Mon, 25 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2012/SPYRIDON1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=149&percent=100"><p>St. Spyridon lived his earthly life in righteousness and sanctity, and prayerfully surrendered his soul to the Lord</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://full-of-grace-and-truth.blogspot.com/2008/12/st-spyridon-wonderworker.html Sunday of the Holy Forefathers of Christ http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2012/12/sunday-of-holy-forefathers-of-christ.html Sun, 24 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/forefathers1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=145&percent=100"><p>including A Homily on the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers by St. Gregory Palamas</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2012/12/sunday-of-holy-forefathers-of-christ.html Saint Daniel the Stylite http://pemptousia.com/2012/12/stylites/ Sun, 24 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2016/daniil-stalpnicul1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=150&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>There are many instances of such ascetics from the 5th to the 10th century. They flourished in Syria, Mesopotia, Egypt and Greece.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://pemptousia.com/2012/12/stylites/ The Parable of the Supper http://www.chrysostompress.org/c_28th_pentecost.html Sun, 24 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2013/2089_p17ejqio0f1hg8l86cus1r551trha1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=137&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>Luke 14:16-24<br />From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke<br />by Blessed Theophylact</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.chrysostompress.org/c_28th_pentecost.html Are We Ready for Christmas? http://full-of-grace-and-truth.blogspot.com/2017/12/metropolitan-avgoustinos-kantiotes-are.html Sat, 23 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/Nativity_252815th_c_252C_Annunciation_Cathedral_in_Moscow25291.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=151&percent=100"><p>by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://full-of-grace-and-truth.blogspot.com/2017/12/metropolitan-avgoustinos-kantiotes-are.html All Our Life Unto Christ Our God http://orthodoxlife.org/in-memoriam/archpriest-alvian-helen-smirensky/ Sat, 23 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/FrAlvian3508.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=125&percent=100"><p>In Memoriam: Archpriest Alvian And Helen Smirensky</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://orthodoxlife.org/in-memoriam/archpriest-alvian-helen-smirensky/ Transfiguration 2017 http://www.stmaryofegypt.org/news_170906_4.html Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2017_transfiguration.jpg&archive=0&final_h=150&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>Transfiguration 2017: Blessing of the fruit following the Divine Liturgy.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.stmaryofegypt.org/news_170906_4.html Blessing of students and teachers http://www.stmaryofegypt.org/news_170906_3.html Sun, 06 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2017_school_blessing.jpg&archive=0&final_h=150&final_w=200&percent=100"><p>&nbsp;August 6, 2017: Students and Teachers receiving a blessing by prayer and holy water for the upcoming school year.</p></div> St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church http://www.stmaryofegypt.org/news_170906_3.html