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The schedule for the week of the 20th November 2016

Morning Half-hour at 8 am is repeated every 30 minutes until noon.

Daily 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.

Morning Prayer for schools comes from Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School with music by St Michael’s Primary School, Parkhead and Catriona Glen.

Canon Bob Hill reflects on the reading for Sunday 20th and – on request – on that for the 27th November, the 1st Sunday of Advent.

12.00 :This week the Scottish Catholic Observer front page highlights a brave young woman. Caitlin Keeper, a young SNP activist who was not prepared to let a motion supporting abortion pass without speaking out, even though she was afraid.  Also this week, Fr John Bollan’s new weekly column, the Bow in the Heavens,  about  installing new icons in his parish, St Joseph’s in Greenock.

12.15: A Service for the Bereaved.

12.30: archive music

6.00 pm: a repeat of the noon block

Evening Prayer is led by Joe Docherty with the St Mungo Singers and Night Fever; with cantors Grace Buckley and Catriona Glen.

Magazine : Clare Ramsay of Sciaf gives some encouraging news about the work being done in our names – and some interesting information about the ‘Real Gift’ scheme for Christmas.  Theresa McGoldrick tells us about the unique ‘St Margaret Chair’ lent to Sciaf by the famed Govan ‘chair man’ John McLaughlin.

From the Comboni Mission Magazine: Fay Docherty tells us of continuing tensions between Peace and Violence and about the Peace agreement in Columbia,  and reports on the fruitfulness of the Open Day for the Comboni Community in Glasgow

Compline this week is led by Patricia McGlinchey




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. Shortly we will celebrate 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 send 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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