Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Sermons by Canon Daphne Green

Canon Dr Daphne Green

Sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Epiphany – 21st January 2024

Transformations One of the joys in England which takes place in the long, dark period between Christmas and early February is the pantomime.  It is a quintessentially English style of play, usually based on one of the classic fairy stores such as Little Red Riding Hood or Jack and the Beanstalk, and characterised with its own very particular style of humour which…

Sermon on the Feast of the Epiphany – celebrated 7 January 2024

Taking another road Today we are celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany which in the Eastern Church focuses on the baptism of Christ whereas in the West, it focuses mainly but not exclusively on the visit of the Magi to Jesus and the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles. It also brings the traditional twelve days of Christmas celebrations to an end…

Sermon for Sunday 10th December 2023 – the Second Sunday of Advent

One of my favourite memories of Christmas Eve when I was a child, was polishing silver.  It may seem an implausible pleasure but it is true.  My mother had about six silver bowls, some small and others medium-sized which were carefully stored away during the year.  On Christmas Eve, they would be ceremoniously brought out of the cupboard, wrapped in last year’s…