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

  • Fundraising / Community Yard Sale +

    *Dear parish family, * We will be having a *community yard/parking lot sale.* Father will sort through items in the gathering Read More
  • Is this easier? +

    *Dear parish family, * We will be having a *community yard/parking lot sale.* Father will sort through items in the gathering Read More
  • Update +

    I am sad to inform you that my Father passed away today in the early morning hours. Preoteasa and I Read More
  • Sun Bulletin 2-15-15 +

    Also, don't forget we have our Valentine's Fundraiser Dinner tomorrow. Reminder: Confession is available before and after each service! *Grace Read More
  • Memorial Service Saturday at 10 am +

    We will have a Saturday of Souls memorial service this Saturday at Exaltation at 10 am. Please bring Coliva or Read More
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About Us

  • 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

  • Under the Grapevine: The Transfiguration of the Lord February 27, 2015
    "The Transfiguration of the Lord," from Feasts of Christ and the Theotokos and Miracles of the Lord by Spiritual Fragrance Publishing (2012)
  • Ancient Faith Presents: God’s Call and Our Response February 26, 2015
    On this special edition of Ancient Faith Presents, Fr. Evan Armatas, Priest at St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colorado, and the host of the live call-in program Orthodoxy Live, speaks at a Clean Monday Retreat at St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church in Greenwood Village. The title of his talk is “God’s Call and […]
  • OCF Podcast: Mother Gabriella February 26, 2015
    Mother Gabriella, Abbess of Holy Dormition Monastery in Rives Junction, Michigan, speaks at the 2015 College Conference.
  • The Cambridge Orthodox Forum: Christian Ecumenism: Does It Have A Future? February 26, 2015
    The Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies was proud to host a talk by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the topic of "Christian Ecumenism: Does It Have A Future?" The event was presented together with the Divinity Faculty of The University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Theological Federation on Friday, February 16, 2015. Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) […]
  • Healing with Fr. George Morelli: The Psychospiritual Meaning of Forgiveness Sunday February 26, 2015
    Fr. George discusses the layout of the Church and the arrangement of the icons on the iconostasis to help us understand Forgiveness Sunday.