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 22 November 2020 

Daily Times

Tune in to

07:00         08:00

09:00         10:00


Morning Hour


Morning Prayers

Morning Prayer with Holly

Canon Bob Hill looks ahead to the 29th November and the start of of Advent

Margaret Chapman introduces the daily readings from the Liturgical Calendar

St Roch and healing

Magazine: Fr Tom Magill; John Murphy; Annemarie Boyle; Elspeth Glasgow and Fr Gerry Fitzpatrick  

12:00        18:00

Lunchtime / Teatime slot 2 hours

Sunday: 12.00 / 18.00 Radioalba’s Mass of Christ the King with Canon David Wallace, reader Jean Swinbank and music by the St Mungo Singers.
Monday-Saturday 12.00 / 18.00 Glasgow Churches Together praying for the Poor led by the Rev Mark Johnstone of Glasgow Cathedral.

12.15 / 18.15: a report by Elspeth Glasgow from Glasgow Churches Together

12.30  / 18.30 Chatterbox

1.00 / 19.00: Music

1.30 /19.30  Music

20:00         21:00


Evening hour 




This weeks Specials will include:


Tune in to


12:00          18:00

22nd November: Radioalba’s Mass this week is the Mass of Christ the King with Canon David Wallace, reader Jean Swinbank and music by the St Mungo Singers.

Monday to Saturday

12:00          18:00

23rd November: 12.00:  18.00: Glasgow Churches Together prays for the poor

12.15: 18.15: Elspeth Glasgow reports on GCT, and the anniversary of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity; and Gerry Fitzpatrick gives a short report ‘Between winter and spring’ from the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches.

12/30:  18.30: In Chatterbox Liz Adam provides half an hour of news and views from around the churches.

1.00: 19.00: music

1.30: 19.30: music

Sunday to Saturday









Fr Tom Magill reflects on the parable of the talents; John Murphy  reads ‘A time to be reconciled’ by Chris McDonnell of the Catholic Times. Annemarie Boyle reads a tribute by Cardinal Nichols to Lord Jonathan Sachs, the former Chief Rabbi. Elspeth Glasgow reports on Glasgow Churches Together, and from Far East Magazine Fr Ed O’Connell tells us of self-help soup kitchens in Peru



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