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Covid-19 Digital Toolkit for Parishes

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese is developing a series of digital toolkits to aid parishes during the COVID-19 crisis.

Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha in the Orthodox Church

Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt

Our holy mother Mary was born in Egypt. She had left her parents at the age of twelve to go to Alexandria, where she spent the next seventeen years in debauchery and the greatest profligacy. Living on charity and linen-weaving, she nevertheless offered her body to any man, not being forced to it by dire necessity as were so many poor women, but as though she were consumed by the fire of a desire that nothing was able to appease. Read More