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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

From the Life of St. Seraphim of Sarov - 08/01/21

From St. Seraphim Wonderworker of Sarov and His Spiritual Heritage by Helen Kontsevich (St. Xenia Skete)

Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Councils - 08/01/21

An Ecumenical Council is the Church's supreme authority, and possesses the competence to resolve major questions of church life.

Life of Macrina by Gregory of Nyssa - 08/01/21

St. Macrina was born to a holy family: her parents were Ss. Basil the Elder and Emily; four of her nine brothers and sisters are commemorated as saints: Basil the Great, Peter of Sebaste, Gregory of Nyssa, and Theosebia the Deaconess; her grandmother, for whom she was named, is commemorated as St. Macrina the Elder.

On Spiritual Paralysis - 08/01/21

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
by Archbishop Andrei (Rymarenko, 1893-1978)

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/01/21

Thy Sins Be Forgiven Thee
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

The Local Saints of Southern England - 08/01/21

The first Christians had appeared in the south of England with the Romans and merchants in the first century A.D.

Regarding Iconography - 07/25/21

by St. John (Maximovich) of Shanghai and San Francisco

On the 5th Sunday After Pentecost - 07/25/21

Sermon by Protopriest Rostislav Gan

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - 07/25/21

by Archpriest Andrew Phillips

Started without a Prayer - 07/25/21

Metropolian Veniamin (Fedchenkov)(1880-1961) from God’s Disposition in My Life

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost - 07/25/21

What Have We to Do with Thee?
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

Mt. Athos - 07/25/21

It's Not About Geography—It's About a State of Heart

Archbishop Gavriil (Chepur, d. March 1933) of Chelyabinsk - 07/25/21

A biography of the renown Russian liturgiclal composer in diaspora.

How to Support Your Priest - 07/20/21

by Hegumen Tryphon, Abbot of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery

Elders of the Russian Church Abroad - 07/20/21

Bishop Nektary (Kontzevitch)
Stories from Matushka Maria Kotar
Part 1 Part 2

She Followed After Christ - 07/18/21

Holy Martyr, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna by Archimandrite John (Krestiankin)

The Faith of the Centurion - 07/18/21

by Archimandrite Kirill (Pavlov)

The Centurion's Faith and the Healing of the Heart - 07/18/21

A homily by Father George Calciu

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost - 07/18/21

The Healing of the Centurion's Servant
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitskii) - 07/17/21

Metropolitan Antony as an Orthodox Missionary, Russian Patriot, and Church Leader by Bishop Leonty (Turkevich)

The Murder of God's Anointed - 07/17/21

The holy Tsar Nicholas II is perceived by us today as an angel sent to earth by God

Miracles Through the Prayers of St. Theophan the Recluse - 07/17/21

“His Grace Bishop Theophan saved many from spiritual death by his letters..."

On the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul - 07/12/21

Sermon 82
Saint Leo the Great

Sts. Peter and Paul, the Foremost of the Apostles - 07/12/21

Homily Twenty-Eight
by St. Gregory Palamas

Love is Tested by Adversity - 07/11/21

Elder Ambrose of Optina

On the Love for God - 07/11/21

From Journey to Heaven by Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk

Third Sunday after Pentecost - 07/11/21

The Eye is the Lamp of the Body
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew
by Blessed Theophylact

Blessed Matrona arrives at Three Hierarchs Church - 07/10/21

Icon of the Blessed Eldress Matrona gifted to the faithful of the Eastern American Diocese.

Holy Hierarch John of Shanghai and San Francisco - 07/10/21

“On the Day of His Death, St. John Prayed Unusually Long in the Altar”

The First Mother of Russian Gethsemane - 07/10/21

July 8, 2021, marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Mother Mary (Robinson), first abbess of the Convent of St Mary Magdalene in the Holy City.

Friday, 24 July / 6 August
Martyr Christina of Tyre
Midnight- Midnight Office
8:00AM- Matins/ 1st Hour
Noon- 3rd/6th Hour
3:00PM- 9th Hour/Vespers/Matins/1st Hour
7:00PM- Compline
Saturday, 25 July / 7 August
Dormition of St Anna, Mother of the Theotokos
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
2:45PM- 9th Hour/Little Vesp./Comp./Confessions

5:00PM- Vigil
Sunday, 26 July / 8 August
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost/St Hermolaus & Companions
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours

10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
3:00PM- 9th Hour/ Vespers
7:00PM- Compline
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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