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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 Nativity of the Theotokos - 09/21/18

Sermon by St. John Damascene (John of Damascus)

The Birth of Mary the Holy Mother of God - 09/21/18

from The Protoevangelium of James

Pre-Revolutionary Russian Clergy Outside Russia - 09/19/18

A speech given at the Orthodox Theological Institute in Paris, December 11, 1955, explains Russian church life in Europe prior to the arrival of Russian refugee clergy

The Church is Not a Political Organization - 09/19/18

An Interview on the Ecclesiastical Events in Ukraine with Metropolitan Onuphry of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

A 1923 Interview with Patriarch Tikhon - 09/16/18

This excerpt taken from a rare book published by the YMCA in Prague in 1923 entitled, The Light of Russia

On the parable of the talents - 09/16/18

By Father George Calciu

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/16/18

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

The Decline of the Patriarchate of Constantinople - 09/15/18

An overview written in 1938 by St. John (Maximovich) of Shanghai and San Francisco

Statement by Synod of Bishops of Russian Church Abroad - 09/15/18

On the Appointment to Kiev of Exarchs of the Constantinopolitan Patriarchate

"Our Heavenly Mother has Returned" - 09/15/18

The Media Office of the Eastern American Diocese has released a film detailing the pilgrimage of the Kursk Root Icon to the Diocese of Kursk in September 2017.

Encouraging words from St Poemen - 09/09/18

Thoughts that are good for inspiring the heart, drawn from the legacy of the great saint whose memory we keep today

Abba Poemen - 09/09/18

Poemen ("Shepherd") an early Desert Father who is the most quoted in the Sayings of the Desert Fathers.

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/09/18

The Great Commandment
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Fearless Defender of Orthodoxy and Traditional Morality - 09/08/18

Biography of the newly-reposed Archimandrite Lazarus (Abashidze), written by his spiritual children

The Head Gardener - 09/08/18

A Conversation with Bishop Leonid of Mozhaisk, the New Abbot of Optina Monastery

On Love - 09/08/18

Saint Isaac the Syrian

Samuel the Judge and Prophet - 09/02/18

The Prophet Samuel appeared on the stage of Biblical history towards the end of the period of the Judges

The Prophet Samuel, the Fruit of Noetic Prayer - 09/02/18

by Metropolitan Hierotheos (Vlachos) of Nafpaktos

The Parable of the Wedding Feast - 09/02/18

A Homily on St. Matt. 22:1-14
by Father James Thornton

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 09/02/18

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

St. Andrew the General - 09/01/18

The Martyr Andrew Stratelates was a military commander in the Roman army during the reign of the emperor Maximian (284-305).

Turn From the Temporal to the Eternal! - 09/01/18

St. Tikhon of Zadonsk on life with God

One Hundred Years of Remembrance and Prayer: - 09/01/18

Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan takes part in Centenary Commemoration of Martyric Deaths of New Martyrs Elizabeth Feodorovna & Nun Barbara in Jerusalem

A Homily by St. Gregory Palamas - 08/28/18

The Dormition of Our Supremely Pure Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

Homily on the Dormition of the Theotokos - 08/28/18

by St. Luke of Simferopol

On the Dormition - 08/28/18

by St. John of Damascus

Church in North Korea - 08/27/18

The construction of the first Russian church building by refugees in Korea

The 13th Week After Pentecost - 08/26/18

Homilies of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

On the 13th Sunday of Pentecost - 08/26/18

A Sermon by Archbishop Nathaniel (+1986) of Vienna and Austria

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - 08/26/18

The Stone Which the Builders Rejected
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Matthew by Blessed Theophylact

Tips on Prayer From a Beloved Holy Russian Monk - 08/21/18

Advice given by St. Theophan the Recluse

The Relationship of the Serbian Orthodox Church to the ROCOR: 1920-1941 - 08/20/18

by Fr. Nikolaj L Kostur

Friday, 8 / 21 September
9:00AM-Midnight Office/ Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
After Coffee Hour- 9th Hour/ Vespers/ Matins/ 1st Hour/ Compline
Saturday, 9 / 22 September
Sts. Joachim & Anna
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy
3:30PM- 9th Hour/Little Vesp./Comp./Confessions
5:00PM- Vigil/ Confessions
Sunday, 10 / 23 September
Martyr Menodora
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- 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.



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