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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

Synaxis of the Seventy Apostles - 01/17/21

by St. Dimitry of Rostov

On the Sunday Before Theophany - 01/17/21

A Sermon of Bishop Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky)

From the life of St. Seraphim of Sarov - 01/15/21

From St. Seraphim Wonderworker of Sarov and His Spiritual Heritage by Helen Kontsevich

Part 1       Part 2

St. Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov - 01/15/21

"Acquire a peaceful spirit, and around you thousands will be saved."

Reminiscences About Metropolitan Laurus - 01/15/21

by Mikhail Mikhailovich Zarechniak

The Sunday after Christ's Holy Nativity - 01/10/21

The Church honors members of Christ's family. St. Joseph the Betrothed, St. James, the Lord's Brother,and the Prophet David, ancestor of Christ.

Homily On The Birth Of Christ - 01/06/21

by St. Philaret of Moscow

Christmas Message - 01/06/21

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Nativity Epistle - 01/06/21

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

Christmas Letter from Elder Ambrose of Optina - 01/06/21

For Christmas of 1870 the Elder wrote to his spiritual children about the lofty meaning of the Incarnation

On the Nativity of Our Saviour Jesus Christ - 01/06/21

A Homily by Saint John Chrysostom

Homily on the Sunday before Christmas - 01/03/21

by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes

The Genealogy of Christ - 01/03/21

According to St. Gregory Palamas

Keeping Watch by Night - 01/03/21

Services of the Nativity Fast
by Deacon Peter Markevich - lecturer in Liturgics at Holy Trinity Seminary

St Job of Pochaev Monastery - 01/02/21

A short documentary published by the brethren of St Job of Pochaev Monastery in Munich, Germany

Looking Toward Unity - 01/02/21

How the Russian Church Abroad Viewed the Patriarchate of Moscow, 1927-2007

The Sunday of the Holy Forefathers / Parable of the Great Supper - 12/27/20

by Fr. Seraphim Holland

The Parable of the Supper - 12/27/20

Luke 14:16-24
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke by Blessed Theophylact

The Life of St Herman of Alaska - 12/25/20

"...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!"
- Saint Herman

The Life of St Spyridon - 12/25/20

St. Spyridon lived his earthly life in righteousness and sanctity, and prayerfully surrendered his soul to the Lord

“I Am Waiting for You at Samtavro” - 12/22/20

A film in English about St. Gabriel (Urgebadze) of Georgia

A Conversation with the Jordanville Seminary Dean - 12/22/20

Nicolas Schidlovsky speaks with the HTS Alumni Association

On Sickness - 12/20/20

Excerpts from the diary of St. John of Kronstadt on Physical and Spiritual Sickness

St. Ambrose: Selected Works and Letters - 12/20/20

From the Christian Classics Ethereal Library

The Healing of the Ten Lepers - 12/20/20

Luke 17:12-19
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. Luke
by Blessed Theophylact

St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan - 12/20/20

A zealous preacher and valiant defender of the Christian Faith, St Ambrose received particular renown as a Church writer.

Sermon on the Feast Day of St Nicholas the Wonderworker - 12/19/20

by Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky)

Homily on St. Nicholas - 12/19/20

by Metropolitan Avgoustinos Kantiotes (+2010)

The Life of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker - 12/19/20

The truth of things hath revealed thee to thy flock as a rule of faith, an icon of meekness, and a teacher of temperance; for this cause, thou hast achieved the heights by humility, riches by poverty.

An Interview Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of ROCOR - 12/18/20

“If There is Prayer and Repentance, the Lord Will Pour Forth His Grace”

The “Jesus Prayer” - 12/18/20

Eleven quotations from the Saints

The Unavoidable Law of Life - 12/18/20

Archpriest John Moses (+2019)

Monday, 5 / 18 January
Eve of Theophany
8:15AM- Midnight Office
9:00AM- Royal Hours of Nativity/Typica/Confessions
10:30AM- Great Vespers/Divine Liturgy of St. Basil/Great Blessing of Water         
7:00PM- Vigil/Confessions
Tuesday, 6 / 19 January
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM-Divine Liturgy/Great Blessing of Water
Wednesday, 7 / 20 January
Synaxis of the Baptist
No Services
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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