Letters & Homilies From Fr. Thomas

  • Homily 12-21-2014: Where Are You From and Who's Your Daddy? +

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Pe9uuvAK-8 Read More
  • Homily 12-14-2014 +

    Father Thomas uses new media while delivering an ancient faith. Read More
  • Entry of the Theotokos into the Holy of Holies; St. Gregory Palamas +

    Discourse of the Feast of the Theotokos of our Most Pure Lady Theotokos into the Holy of Holies (Special thanks Read More
  • Fr. Thomas 11-17-14 +

    11/17/14 Dear Church Council, members, friends, supporters and benefactors of Exaltation of the Holy Cross; Christ is in our midst! Read More
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Bulletins & Announcements

  • Sunday Bulletin 01-18-2015 +

    01-18-15.pdf Read More
  • ST. Anthony the Great Liturgy at Holy Trinity +

    Hello everyone, Divine Liturgy will be held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 9 am Saturday to commemorate the Read More
  • Liturgical calendar +

    01-11-15.pdf Read More
  • Reminder +

    Hello everyone! I just want to remained you that Archbishop Nathanael will be here for the Divine Liturgy tomorrow Sunday Read More
  • House blessing +

    Hello everyone, It is that time of the year when our priest will come and bless you're house. To set Read More
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  • About us

Exaltation Of The Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Phoenix Arizona USA is a mission parish of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, a diocese of The Orthodox Church in America. Our Archbishop is His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel , our Auxiliary Bishop is His Grace Bishop Irineu , and our Pastor is Rev Father Thomas Frisby

We are a community largely comprised of converts to the Orthodox Church, and are very comfortable with newcomers, inquirers and visitors! We come from all racial, age, ethnic, and economic backgrounds. Every sincere lover or seeker of Christ, or inquirer is welcome!

  • We are located at 10030 N 32nd St Phoenix, AZ 85028.
  • Click HERE for directions.
  • We have coffee and something to eat after Sunday Divine
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Events Calendar

  • Redeeming the Time: Baptism in the Prison January 23, 2015
    Here is a report on Fr. Seraphim's recent trip to a prison with four volunteers, during which he baptized two men. Included is a description of a typical day in prison ministry and advice about who is qualified (and not qualified) for prison ministry. If you have fire in your belly, and you are adaptable […]
  • Life Encouraged: Do You Know Who I Am? January 23, 2015
    The central truth of the Orthodox Christian faith is Gratitude. If we can learn to live a grateful life, we will truly be shaped into the character of Christ and will reflect the life of Christ i.n our lives as well. But this life of gratitude is difficult in a world where we so easily […]
  • Under the Grapevine: The Presentation of the Lord January 23, 2015
    The Presentation of the Lord, from Feasts of Christ and the Theotokos and Miracles of the Lord by Spiritual Fragrance Publishing (2012)
  • A Lamp for Today: The Premise of Lamp for Today January 22, 2015
    In her inaugural episode, Dr. Humphrey lays the groundwork for her new series.
  • A Voice From The Isles: Let Us Give Thanks January 22, 2015
    Fr. Christopher asks "Why do we thank people? A cynic may answer to encourage more present giving in the future, and there is some truth to that. We do it to acknowledge the love and kindnesses of people and because there is a relationship. If there is not a two way exchange it is not […]