Posts about St. Mary of Egypt

Pemptousia Partnership

We have you as an example of repentance, Mary the Egyptian

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis   On the fifth Sunday in Lent, the Church brings to our attention an exceptional female ascetic: Saint Mary the Egyptian. She’s…

Apr 05, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Memory of the Blessed Mary the Egyptian

Nektarios Thanos   “… her many sins have been remitted, because she loved greatly” Luke 7, 47. On the Fifth Sunday of Lent, the Church honours…

Apr 02, 2017
The True Life, Αληθινή Zωή

The Example of St. Mary of Egypt

  True Life- Greek is a weekly program that strives to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This…

Apr 13, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Commemorating the Repentance of St. Mary of Egypt

She was born in Egypt, in about 466 AD, to Christian parents. At the age of 12, she ran away from home to Alexandria, where she lived on the street, giving…

Apr 01, 2016
The Prayer Team

Behold, the Day of the Lord Comes

  Old Testament Reading Isaiah 13:2-13 On a bare hill raise a signal, cry aloud to them; wave the hand for them to enter the gates of the nobles….

Mar 31, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Of Icons and Akathists

It’s a warm June evening, and the nave glows in the long golden light that filters through the windows in the dome. The church is light and airy, and…

Sep 05, 2015
Good News for a Change

St. Mary of Egypt, March 29

In this episode, Guest Preacher Fr. Themi Adamopoulos discusses the life of St. Mary of Egypt. All of us are sinners who rely on God’s abundant grace…

Apr 01, 2015
Be Transfigured

Humility and Repentance

On the final Sunday of Great Lent, the Church makes one final plea for us to look into our hearts with Christian humility to see our sinful ways. Saint…

Mar 30, 2015
Archived Divine Liturgy in Greek/ English

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — St. Mary of Egypt

O Christ, the power of your Cross has worked wonders for Mary of Egypt; she had been a harlot and has now become an example and ideal of ascetic life….

Mar 29, 2015
Orthodoxy Explained

Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt

This week, Fr. Steven Ritter looks at Hebrews 9:11-14 and Mark 10:32-45 as he continues his special Lenten series on the Sunday readings. The Epistle to…

Apr 02, 2014