• Welcome Home
    Welcome Home All are welcome to attend and participate in our services
  • Our Location
    Our Location We are located close to 32nd Street & Shea. Cross streets are 32nd Street & Cheryl Dr.
  • Sunday Services
    Sunday Services Matins: 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM
  • Friday Services
    Friday Services Vespers: 7:00 PM Confession: 8:00 PM
  • 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 V. Reverend Father Alin Munteanu

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.
  • Our parish is Pan-Orthodox with all services in English.
  • We have coffee and something to eat after Sunday Divine Liturgy, all are invited

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

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Bulletins / Announcements

  • Holy Week +

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  • Sunday Bulletin 4/13/14 +

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  • Palm Sunday Luncheon +

    Palm Sunday Luncheon Please join us for our monthly fundraiser Sunday April 13th, 2014 Luncheon follows immediately after Divine Liturgy Read More
  • Sunday Bulletin 4/6/14 +

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  • Sunday Bulletin 3/30/14 +

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Orthodoxy 101

  • Orthodoxy 101 +

    It is official, so I can now openly announce that Father Alin, Father Deacon Florin Soare, myself, and Subdeacon Matthew Read More
  • Orthodoxy 101 Session 2 +

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  • Orthodoxy 101 Session 3 +

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  • Orthodoxy 101 Session 4 +

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  • Orthodoxy 101 Session 5 +

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Church Events

  • Events on April 14, 2014
    • The Holy Week
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: April 20, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Events on April 16, 2014
    • Holy Unction
      Starts: 7:00 pm
      Ends: April 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Events on April 17, 2014
    • The Matins of 12 Gospels of Passions
      Starts: 7:00 pm
      Ends: April 17, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Events on April 18, 2014
    • Great Vespers for Epitaphion
      Starts: 12:00 pm
      Ends: April 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    • The Lamentation Services
      Starts: 7:00 pm
      Ends: April 18, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Events on April 19, 2014
    • The Resurrection Service
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: April 19, 2014 - 1:00 am
    • The Divine Liturgy of Pascha
      Starts: 1:00 am
      Ends: April 19, 2014 - 2:00 am
    • The Great Canon of Resurrection
      Starts: 11:30 pm
      Ends: April 20, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Events on April 20, 2014
    • The Great Day of Resurrection ( Ziua Invierii Domnului )
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: April 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    • Sfintele Pasti
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: April 21, 2014 - 12:00 am