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radioalba daily schedule February 12th 2017

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The Morning Half-hour is repeated every 30 minutes until 12 noon

8.00: Morning Prayer is led each day in turn by Gerry Fitzpatrick, Hugh Kelly, Stephen Smyth and Joe Docherty, with music by the St Mungo Singers, cantors Grace Buckley,  Helen Healy and Noel Donnelly, with organist Jane McKenna, & harpist Noel Donnelly.
8.15: ‘Morning Prayer for schools during Catholic Education Week is led by Abigail Clarke from St Mungo’s Academy, with Catriona Glen singing ‘I am the Vine’ and a new piece by Donald MacInnes
8.22: Canon Bob Hill comments on the guidance Jesus gives at Matthew 5: 38-48
8.28 Noel Donnelly prays for peace.
The Noon Half-hour is repeated at 18.00
12.00: The Scottish Catholic Observer reports: Pro-life prayer vigils are to take place throughout Lent outside four Scottish hospitals that conduct abortions.40 Days for Life vigils will take place in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, following on from last year’s vigil at the Queen Elizabeth University hospital in Glasgow. The Glasgow 40 Days for Life event, the first of its kind in Scotland, will be repeated this Lent and has inspired similar vigils outside the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.
12.15: a service for the bereaved.
12.30: archive music
The Evening Hour from 20.00m – 21.00 is repeated at 21.00 and at 22.00
20.00: vespers 2 John  McMaster leads our Evening Prayer with the St Mungo Singers and Night Fever;
20.18: In this week’s Magazine, Joe Docherty reads the Message of Pope Francis for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, 2017;  Fay Docherty gives a report by Thomas Baldwin (in Life and Work) on the work of ‘Borderline’ ‘Helping homeless Scots in London;’ and Honor Hania gives report from Justice and Peace ,Scotland, on ‘Homelessness – what it really is.’
20.50 Night Prayer is led by Catherine Gilbert 





About Radio Alba

banner6 christian is sponsored by Glasgow Churches Together, by the music committee of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, and by ACTS. We welcome contributions gladly and are particularly keen on promoting material from schools as we continue to develop our service to the community.We have already celebrated three years of providing Morning Prayers, School Morning Prayers, Evening and Night Prayers, prayers for those who mourn, prayers for peace, and a steady flow of news from such as the Scottish Catholic Observer, Life and Work, Sciaf, Open House, Flourish, Mary’s Meals, Vocation Justice, Justice and Peace Scotland, the Comboni Mission magazine, the Focolari, The Little Sisters of the Poor, ‘The Light of the North,’ ‘Africa’ Magazine, Medicines sens Frontieres, the Sailor’s Society and many others . . . .

  • Morning Prayer for parishes is at 8.00 daily and Morning Prayer for Schools is at 8.15. (lasts about 5 minutes usually)
  • 5 minute scripture reflection
  • 5 minute prayer for Peace, or the sick, or an interfaith prayer
  • The 30 minutes Morning Prayer section is repeated every half hour until noon.

How Blest are Those: At Noon there is a 15 minute news section from the Scottish Catholic Observer, then at 12.15 a short service for people praying for their dead. This is repeated at 6.00 p.m.

Archive music plays until the 6.00

Evening Hour at 8 p.m. Evening Prayer, followed by a short Magazine with news and reviews until 8.50 p.m. when we have a Night Prayer. This hour long program is repeated from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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