About Radio Alba

Radio Alba is a Christian internet radio station and is sponsored by Glasgow Churches Together, by the music committee of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, and by ACTS.

We gladly welcome contributions and are particularly keen on promoting material from schools as we continue to develop our service to the community. We have already celebrated five years of providing a range of Christian content – 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 . . .

There are various ways to listen to Radio Alba. You can listen on your PC simply click the “Play Radio Alba” in the left hand menu and click on the button to listen.

You can also listen on your iPad, iPhone or other smart phones with a web browser. Simply enter www.radioalba.org domain into your smartphone or iPads browser.

When the website appears simply click on the “Play Radio Alba” link and click on the play to start playing.

There are a number of applications you can download to play Internet radio from Google store or the  Apple Apps store. Simply go to the appropriate store and search for Internet Radio Players.

Schedule for Week Beginning 31st May 2020

The morning hour at 7.00 is repeated every 60 minutes until 12 noon.

7.00: Daily Morning Prayers for the week of Pentecost are led by Clare McDonald, Stephen Eric Smyth, John Carroll, Gerry Fitzpatrick, Pat Graham SND and Donald MacInnes. Music by The St Mungo Singers with cantors Grace Buckley and Noel Donnelly, organist Jane McKenna, and harpist Noel Donnelly.7.15 Morning Prayer for the young is led by John Paul with Catriona Glen in the Mallaig Sprinkling Song.
7.20: Canon Bob Hill reflects on the Gospel passage for Trinity Sunday
and we hear short introductions to the readings for the daily liturgy next week from the Liturgical Calendar.
7.25: a Blessing of the sick taken from the event Vatican document which includes prayer during the Pandemic
7.30: In our Magazine we hear Marian Pallister of Scottish Justice and Peace on the ‘cry of the earth’,
and the ‘cry of the poor.’; Jean Swinbank on World Communications Day; Donald MacInnes on ‘Lodato Si’ Year;
‘Following the Sheep’ – a scriptural reflection from Dermot Connolly; and a poem by Catherine Montgomery.

Lunchtime Hour 12.00 – 13.00

12.00: The Mass of Pentecost is celebrated by Mgr James MacNeil of Oban Cathedral, with music from the files of the St Mungo Singers.
12.30: “Chatterbox”, presented by Elizabeth Adam – a place for Christians to share news and views.
1.00: Music from FJ Crosby
1.30: Music from the St Paul’s, Shettleston Group

2.00: from the archive

Tea Time Hour 18.00 – 19.00

18.00: The Mass of Pentecost is celebrated by Mgr James MacNeil of Oban Cathedral, with music from the files of the St Mungo Singers.
18.30: “Chatterbox”, presented by Elizabeth Adam – a place for Christians to share news and views.

19.00: from the archive

 

The evening hour at 20.00 – 21.00

Repeated til 22.00

20.00: The Evening Prayers with music by the St Mungo Singers, with harpist Noel Donnelly, and organist Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.

20:20: In our Magazine we hear Marian Pallister of Scottish Justice and Peace on the ‘cry of the earth’,
and the ‘cry of the poor.’; Jean Swinbank on World Communications Day; Donald MacInnes on ‘Lodato Si’ Year;
‘Following the Sheep’ – a reflection from Dermot Connolly; and a poem by Catherine Montgomery.

Night Prayers

20:50: Night Prayers /Compline

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Hello everyone, greetings in Christ
I’m Elizabeth Adam,
I’d like to invite you to a new show on Radio Alba,
Join me at Chatterbox at 12.30 or 6.30 pm for half an hour of news and views from around the churches.
Each new edition is repeated daily for a fortnight, from Palm Sunday, 5th April onwards.
Get in touch with me by email, at
with your good news and views from a Christian perspective. 
This is a happy show, so try to keep it cheerful!
Join me at Chatterbox – I’d love to have your company!

Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Example Programming

Below are some sample programming we have click on the item to play it.

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer