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 . . .

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Schedule for Week Beginning 20 September 2020

Daily Times

Tune in to

07:00         08:00

09:00         10:00


Morning Hour

Morning Prayers

Morning Prayer by Holly and Our Lady of the Rosary Primary

Canon Bob Hill: Matthew’s parable of the 2 sons and the vineyard
Notes for the daily readings from the Liturgical Calendar

Prayer for our earth


12:00        18:00

Lunchtime / Teatime slot 2 hours

12.00 / 18.00 GCT and Pilgrimage

12.15 / 18.15: An Edited Service by Glasgow Cathedral

12.30  / 18.30 Chatterbox

1.00 / 19.00: Cantata David and His Song

1.45 / 19.45: Chant from Pluscarden Abbey

20:00         21:00


Evening hour 




 This weeks specials



Tune in to


12:00          18:00

20th September: The Mass for the 25th Sunday of the Year is led by Fr Joseph Boyle of Our Lady and St George’s, Penilee with music by Sally Mulholland and the St Mungo Singers.

Monday to Saturday

12:00          18:00

Glasgow Churches Together praying about modern slavery – with Rev Karen Hendry and Elizabeth McGettrick with music from Donald MacInnes and the St Mungo Singers’.
An edited service from Glasgow Cathedral led by the Rev Mark Johnstone with Andrew Forbes and the Cathedral Choir.

Chatterbox provides half an hour of news and views from around the churches.

Sunday to Saturday

07:30         08:30

09:30         10:30 11:30        

20:20         21:20


In our Magazine  David Coleman gives us ’Footwashing and the sea’ from the Eco-congregation; Joan Walsh reads Pope Francis on solidarity to rebuild the post-coved world;  Jean Swinbank reads Chris McDonnell’s reflection on 9/11. From Life and Work The very Rev Dr Angus Morrison considers St Augustine on ‘faith and science,’ and there is a note on the merger of the Department for International Development with the Foreign Office.

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