About Radio Alba

Important Annoucement

“Due to circumstances beyond our control we are currently unable to refresh most of Radio Alba’s programmes. Please note however that the Scottish Catholic Observer news programme (broadcast daily at 12:00 and 18:00) continues to be updated. We will resume normal service as soon as possible”.

 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 . . .

How to Listen

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

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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.

Morning half hour repeated every 30 minutes until noon.

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

 

08.00: Morning Prayers this week are led by Brendan Gill, Donald McInnes, Gerry Fitzpatrick
, Pat Graham SND, Stephen Eric Smyth
 and Mary Bradley
 Music is provided by the St Mungo Singers with cantors Grace Buckley, Catriona Glen, Helen Healy, and Elspeth Glasgow, with organist Jane McKenna, harpists Noel Donnelly and Teresa Irving, Violinist Clare O’Neil and Whistler John Allan. SENT
08.15: Morning Prayer for young people is led by St Vincent de Paul Primary with music by Catriona Glen.

8.20: looking ahead to next Sunday’s Gospel Canon Bob Hill speaks of Jesus describing himself as the bread from heaven.

8.24 A short interfaith service led by Sr Isabel Smyth. Then, on Sunday there is a Prayer for Europe,which is replaced on weekdays by short commentaries on the daily readings at Mass.

8.30 Our Magazine begins with a plea and reports (through Neville Kyrie-Smith and Aid to the Church in Need) from the Christians of Egypt. Then, from Flourish, Joe Docherty gives us news and reminiscences of the the Lourdes Hospitalite marking 70 years of service to pilgrims going to Lourdes. And Stephen Eric Smyth reads his poem Cain.’

Lunch & Afternoon

12.00: This week the SCO reveals the work which is done by Catholic priests in Scottish Prisons and will be documented on BBC 1. We also discuss Mhair Black MP’s comments on Catholic schools and the reaction to her comments from Barbara Coupar, Director of Scottish Catholic Education Service. Finally we discuss a light-hearted report about Mima Heaney, the 100-year old mass attender from Bonnybridge bridge, who has had dozens of parties to celebrate!
12.15: ‘How blest are they’ – praying with the bereaved
12.35: archive music

18.00: This week the SCO reveals the work which is done by Catholic priests in Scottish Prisons and will be documented on BBC 1. We also discuss Mhair Black MP’s comments on Catholic schools and the reaction to her comments from Barbara Coupar, Director of Scottish Catholic Education Service. Finally we discuss a light-hearted report about Mima Heaney, the 100-year old mass attender from Bonnybridge bridge, who has had dozens of parties to celebrate!
18.15: How blest are they’ – praying with the bereaved
18.35: archive music

Evening Hour 20:00 and 22:00 

The evening hour at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00

 

20.00: the Evening Prayer 1 and 2 this week are led by Gerry Fitzpatrick, and Evening Prayer 3 this week is led by Clare McDonald with music by the St Mungo Singers, harpist Noel Donnelly, and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.
Evening Prayer 3 this week is led by Clare McDonald with music by the St Mungo Singers, harpist Noel Donnelly, and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett. 

 

20.20: This week the SCO reveals the work which is done by Catholic priests in Scottish Prisons and will be documented on BBC 1. We also discuss Mhair Black MP’s comments on Catholic schools and the reaction to her comments from Barbara Coupar, Director of Scottish Catholic Education Service. Finally we discuss a light-hearted report about Mima Heaney, the 100-year old mass attender from Bonnybridge bridge, who has had dozens of parties to celebrate!

Night Prayers

20.50: The Night Prayers this week are led in turn by Jean Swinbank, Joe Docherty, Jean Swinbank, Bridget Devlin, Joe Docherty, Marie Rogers, and Noreen Smith.

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Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer