Fr. Fraser was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Phoenix in June of 2001. Before entering St. Meinrad Seminary in southern Indiana, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Arizona State University in 1994. Upon graduation, he was employed at the School of Law at Arizona State University until 1996 when he entered the seminary to begin preparations and discernment of the priesthood. He received a Master of Divinity from St. Meinrad School of Theology in 2001 and was ordained to the ministerial priesthood on June 2, 2001.
Fr. Fraser’s parish assignments were Parochial Vicar of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix and St. Andrew the Apostle in Chandler. In 2004, Fr. Fraser was sent to the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., to study canon law, where he earned a licentiate in Canon Law in 2006. Upon graduation, he returned to Phoenix to work full time in the diocesan Tribunal, where he has served as the Judicial Vicar since December of 2007.