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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

Thomas Sunday - Archbishop Averky - 05/09/21

On the Incredulity of Thomas

Thomas Sunday - Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) - 05/09/21

Thomas asked for assurances not because he did not believe, but because he desired an untroubled faith

The Second Sunday of Pascha - 05/09/21

John 20:19-31
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact

What Has the Feast of Pascha Left in Our Souls? - 05/08/21

St. John of Kronstadt

Paschal Message - 05/02/21

Paschal Message of His Holiness KIRILL Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

Paschal Epistle - 05/02/21

Paschal Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Great and Holy Saturday - 05/01/21

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades.

The Lord's Descent Into Hades - 05/01/21

by St. Epiphanios of Salamis

Great and Holy Friday - 04/30/21

On this day, Holy and Great Friday, we celebrate the awesome, holy, and saving Passion of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ

Good Friday: Why the Wise Thief Was Pardoned - 04/30/21

Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

Great and Holy Thursday - 04/29/21

When the glorious disciples at the supper were illumined by the washing of the feet,
then was the impious Judas darkened by the disease of avarice.

Great and Holy Wednesday - 04/28/21

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you?

Homily on Palm Sunday - 04/25/21

by St. Luke, Archbishop of Crimea
(April 18, 1954)

Homily on Palm Sunday - 04/25/21

Excerpt from St. Andrew of Crete's Homily on Palm Sunday

Entrance into Jerusalem - 04/25/21

John 12:1-18
From The Explanation of the Gospel of St. John
by Blessed Theophylact

The Resurrection of Lazarus - 04/24/21

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

Bishop Nicholas officiates Patronal Feast of St. Mary of Egypt Church - 04/24/21

On April 17-18, the Sunday of Venerable Mary of Egypt, St. Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell (Atlanta), GA celebrated its patronal feast.

Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt - 04/18/21

This Life of Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt was written down in the seventh century by Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem.

St. Mary of Egypt - 04/18/21

A Homily by St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow

Fifth Sunday of Lent - 04/18/21

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

On Relations with One’s Neighbors - 04/17/21

St. Ambrose Elder of Optina

Life is Blessedness - 04/17/21

Selected Sayings of St. Barsanuphius of Optina

St. John Klimakos (of the Ladder), the Abbot of Mount Sinai - 04/11/21

By St. Nikolai Velimirovich

St. Mark of the Pskov Caves - 04/11/21

Of the first elders of the Pskovo-Pechersk monastery only Mark alone is known by name.

Saint John Climacus and the Ladder of Divine Ascent - 04/11/21

By Metropolitan Philaret
From "The Ladder of Divine Ascent," (Boston: Holy Transfiguration Monastery, 1978)

Fourth Sunday of Lent - 04/11/21

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

Tuesday, 28 April / 11 May
Day of Rejoicing (Radonitsa)/Holy Apostles Jason & Sosipater
9:00AM- Midnight Office/Hours
10:00AM- Divine Liturgy 
Wednesday, 29 April / 12 May
Nine Martyrs of Cyzicus
No Services
Thursday, 30 April / 13 May
Holy Apostle James
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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