About Radio Alba

Radioalba.org 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 . . .

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This Weeks Schedule

Radioalba.org  christian is an ecumenical,  internet-based radio which promotes prayer and news of good things happening in the churches and among  people of faith.

Services for the week of the 18th March 2018.


Morning half hour repeated every 30 minutes until noon.

8.00: Morning Prayers this week are led by Pat Graham SND, Fay Docherty, Joe Docherty, Rev Tom Pollock, and Michael Martin,with music by the St Mungo Singers, cantor Grace Buckley, harpist Noel Donnelly, organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.  

8.15: Morning Prayer today is led by Amy and children of Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School, with music by Catriona Glen.

8.22: Canon Bob Hill looks ahead to the 2 Gospel passages of Palm Sunday

8.27: Cardinal Martini’s Prayer for Europe.

Lunch time half hour 12.00 to 12:30.

12.00: This week the Scottish Catholic Observer looks at our heroic nurses who defied the snow storm, another attack on a Catholic church in Scotland in recent months, and SCIAF’s tricky work in a country controlled by a dictator.

12.15: Praying with the bereaved

12.30: Music from the Archive


Afternoon Archive 12:30 to 18:00 

12:30: archive music until 18.00

Evening Hour 18:00 repeated at 21:00 and 22:00 

18.00: a repeat of the lunchtime half-hour

18.30:  music from the archives

20.00: The Evening Prayers  this week are led by Donald MacInnes and Robin Green, with the St Mungo Singers, cantors Grace Buckley and Catriona Glen, harpist Noel Donnelly, and  organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.

20.20: Our Magazine: From Life and Work, Robin Green reads Ron Ferguson’s  ‘The deeper messages of Lent’ 

Since the Feast of the Annunciation falls during March – Archbishop Conti reflects on the roots of devotion to Mary, the Mother of God.  And again from LIfe and Work, Robin Green gives Thomas Baldwin’s article exemplifying the effect of climate Change in one African Nation, and Christine Johnston reads James Simpson’s reflection – A Divine Gift – on the Benefits of Humour.

20:50: Daily Night Prayer

Daily Night Prayer (Compline) 

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Example Programming

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

Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer