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 24 January 2021

Daily Times

Tune in to

07:00         08:00

09:00         10:00


Morning Hour


Morning Prayers for the week of the 24th January


Morning Prayer with children of St Monica’s Primary School celebrating St Paul and with songs of Burns.


Canon Bob Hill looks ahead to the Gospel for the 4th Sunday of the Year

Introductions to the daily readings at Mass by Margaret Chapman from the Liturgical Calendar

Magazine: Fr Tom Magill reflects, and Marie McNeil and Margaret Roberts relate.

12:00        18:00

Lunchtime / Teatime slot 2 hours

Sunday: 12.00 / 18.00 The radio alba Mass for January  24th comes from Rothesay with Canon Michael Hutson, reader Jean Swinbank, cantor Catriona Glen and music from the St Mungo Singers.

Monday-Saturday 12.00 / 18.00 Glasgow Churches Together and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

12.15 / 18.15: From Glasgow Churches Together the Rev Andrew Braunston reflects on St Paul. 

12.30  / 18.30 Chatterbox


13.00 / 19.00: Mungo’s Bairns

13.30 /19.30 Sunday: Week of Prayer & Entry Hymns

Monday – Saturday: Psalms for the Soul

20:00         21:00


Evening hour 




This weeks Specials will include:


Tune in to


12:00          18:00

24th January: The radioalba Mass for the 3rd Sunday of the Year comes from Rothesay with Canon Michael Hutson, reader Jean Swinbank, cantor Catriona Glen and music from the St Mungo Singers.

Monday to Saturday

12:00          18:00

25th January 12.00:  18.00: From Glasgow Churches Together  Chris Foxon leads us in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with music from the St Mungo Singers and ‘An Air for Quiet Times’ by Donald MacInnes

12.15: 18.15: Rev Andy Braunston and St Paul

12/30:  18.30: In Chatterbox Liz Adam provides 30 minutes of news and views from the churches.

1.00: 19.00: music

1.30: 19.30: music

Sunday to Saturday









In our magazine Fr Tom Magill speaks of how Andrew and Peter came to follow the Lord in St John’s Gospel.  Marie McNeil reports on Walking in Faith in Wuhan; and Margaret Roberts relates the anguish of the Irish bishops at at the suffering endured in  Mother and Baby Homes

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