• 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 located at 10030 N 32nd St Phoenix, AZ 85028.
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  • We have coffee and something to eat after Sunday Divine Liturgy
EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS Troparion O LORD, save thy people, and bless thine inheritance. Grant victories to the Orthodox Christians over their adversaries, and by the virtue of thy Cross preserve thy habitation. Kontakion O THOU Who wast lifted up willingly on the Cross, bestow Thy mercies upon the new community named after Thee, O Christ God; gladden with Thy power the Orthodox Christians, granting them victory over enemies; may they have as Thy help the weapon of peace, the invincible trophy. On September 14 Orthodox Christians celebrate three events related to different periods of time. The first of these events was discovering in 326 AD of the Cross on which Jesus Christ had been crucified. The miraculous discovery was made by Empress Helen (mother of Constantine, the Emperor of Byzantine) and by Macarius, the Patriarch of Jerusalem. The second event was the erection of the Church of Lord's Resurrection and installing the Holy Cross of our Lord in it (the date of this holiday was established then). The third event was the return of the Holy Cross from Persia where it had been moved after conquering Jerusalem, and where it had been in imprisonment for 14 years. St. Paraskeva the New (Petka) Troparion - Tone 4 You chose a silent and solitary life; you followed Christ your Bridegroom. You took Read More

Bulletins and Announcements

  • Sunday Bulletin 102014 +

    10-19-14.pdf Read More
  • Holy Cross +

    Dear all The religious services at Holy Cross Church in Phoenix AZ will de held after the same schedule : Friday Read More
  • Fw: Invitation Luncheon +

    Sunday Luncheon * Please join us for our monthly fundraiser Sunday October 12th, 2014Luncheon follows immediately after Divine Liturgy starting at Read More
  • Letter to His Eminence Nathaniel +

    Letter_His_Eminence_Nathaniel.doc Letter_His_Eminence_Nathaniel.pdf Read More
  • Letter from his Eminence 09/30/2014 +

    Letter_from_His_Eminence_sept30_2014.pdf Read More
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Church Events

all-day Father Thomas Arrives @ Exalatation of the Holy Cross
Father Thomas Arrives @ Exalatation of the Holy Cross
Oct 30 all-day
Please come in the afternoon and help Fr. Thomas unpack and move in to his new home here in Phoenix.

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