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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

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Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt - 04/14/19

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 - 04/14/19

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

Fifth Sunday of Lent - 04/14/19

Mark 10:32-45
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark
by Blessed Theophylact

The Saturday of the Akathist Hymn - 04/13/19

The Laudation of the Most Holy Theotokos

Epistle of the Clergy of the Western American Diocese - 04/13/19

Western American Diocese: April 11, 2019

Homily on the Annunciation to the Holy Virgin Mary - 04/07/19

By St. Gregory of Neo-Caesarea

Excerpt from the Homily on the Annunciation - 04/07/19

by St. John Chrysostom

Homily on the Feast of the Annunciation of the All Holy Theotokos - 04/07/19

by Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow

St. John Klimakos (of the Ladder), the Abbot of Mount Sinai - 04/07/19

By St. Nikolai Velimirovich

Fourth Sunday of Lent - 04/07/19

Mark 9:17-31
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark
by Blessed Theophylact

Canonical Basis of the Russian Church Abroad - 04/06/19

By Archpriest George Grabbe
Paris, 1949

St. John Cassian's Institutes: - 04/06/19

On Despondency

Resolution of the Lenten Retreat of Eastern American Diocesan Clergy - 04/06/19

On Monday evening, April 1, the annual Lenten Retreat for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese convened

The Week of the Veneration of the Cross - 03/31/19

An article by St. Tikhon (Bellavin) written when he was still an archimandrite at the Kholm theological seminary

On Carrying Your Cross - 03/31/19

Homily on the Third Sunday of Great Lent by St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

What the Cross Means for Christians - 03/31/19

“O Invincible and incomprehensible and divine power of the precious and life-giving Cross, forsake not us sinners.”
by Professor I. M. Andreyev

Veneration of the Holy Cross - 03/31/19

Mark 8:34 - 9:1
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark
by Blessed Theophylact

Holy Hierarch Patrick - 03/30/19

The Apostle of Ireland and Wonderworker,
Commemorated: March 17/30

St. John Cassian's Institutes: - 03/28/19

On Anger

Religious Freedom in Ukraine? - 03/28/19

Statement of the clergy of the II Deanery - Long Island & Hudson Valley -
of the Eastern-American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Three Ways of Approaching the Lord - 03/24/19

Second Sunday of Lent
Homily by Saint Nikolaï Velimirović

Repentance According to Saint Gregory Palamas - 03/24/19

by Archimandrite Ephraim of Vatopedi

Sermon on the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas - 03/24/19

by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Etna

Second Sunday of Lent - 03/24/19

From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Mark
by Blessed Theophylact

The Church's Prayer for the Dead - 03/23/19

The Holy Orthodox Church, like a concerned mother, daily, at every divine service, offers up prayers for all her children who have departed for the land of eternity.

St. John Cassian's Institutes: - 03/23/19


The Canonization of the New Martyrs - 03/20/19

The decision to canonize the Russian martyrs of the 20th century was made in principle by the ROCOR Council of Bishops in 1971

Subdeacon Nectarios Yangston - 03/20/19

Miraculous Healing of the Custodian of the Myrrh-Streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of God

Friday, 6 / 19 April
St. Eutychius of Constantinople/ St. George of Mitylene
8:30AM-Hours/ Confessions
10:00AM- Presanctified Divine Liturgy 
After Coffee Hour- Matins/ First Hour
Saturday, 7 / 20 April
Lazarus Saturday
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
3:30PM- 9th Hour/Little Vesp./Comp./Confessions
5:00PM- Vigil/ Confessions
Sunday, 8 / 21 April
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Hours and Divine Liturgy
After Divine Liturgy- 9th Hour/ Vespers
1:00PM- Bridegroom Matins/ First Hour
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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