Saint John Orthodox Cathedral

Eagle River, Alaska

Antiochian Archdiocese

Saint Mary of Egypt

The Orthodox Church remembers Saint Mary of Egypt on April 1 and on the 5th Sunday in Great Lent. Her life story is also read aloud at Thursday Compline in the 5th week. Below is a recording of her story, Jennifer Medders reads Part 1; and Stan Snider reads Part 2. Here is a link to the text. Below are also links to two reflections on her life that may provide you with deeper perspectives on her story.

Audio Recordings by Jennifer Medders and Stan Snider.

Homiletical Reflection by Rev. Dr. Philip LeMasters

Psychological/Theological Reflection by Dr. Pia Sophia Chaudhari