Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

On this page you will find a collection of past sermons by Canon Alex and others from Holy Trinity Church in Geneva, Switzerland.

Angels ascending and descending

HOMILY at CHORAL EVENSONG for the THIRD SUNDAY in LENT (C) 2016 The General Synod of the Church of England met the week before last and debated – amongst other things – new proposals for training clergy and means of resourcing the future mission of our Church.  It is said that the Church of England (via the Church Commissioners) is sitting on…

The Pharisee and the Publican

HOMILY for the 19h SUNG MASS for the FIRST SUNDAY in LENT (C) 2016 That is a wonderful picture – the one we have just heard in this evening’s Gospel reading – about the Pharisee and the Publican (or Tax Collector). And isn’t it just even more wonderful that we are not at all like the Pharisee! Oh dear – that’s torn…

Unity in Diversity

HOMILY at the 9h MASS for the THIRD SUNDAY of EPIPHANY (C) 2016 The Octave of Prayer for Church Unity has been going on now for over 100 years (the hundredth anniversary was back in 2008). Which might prompt a sceptic to say Is not a hundred years of prayer enough to get what you want? That’s a silly question of course…