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 . . .

bolt_iconThere 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.

Weeks Schedule

Schedule for 12th January 2020:

Morning Prayers Morning Prayer for the feast of the Baptism of Christ is led by Joe Docherty; for the Feast of St Mungo by Gerry Fitzpatrick; the rest of the week by Mary Bradley, Stephen Eric Smyth, John Carroll, Gerry Fitzpatrick, Pat Graham SND and Donald MacInnes, school prayers this week the schools Morning Prayer for St Mungo is led by several schools; Evening Vespers for the Feast of St Mungo is led by Brendan Gill with a reading by Maire Gallagher SND there are daily Night Prayers, bible commentaries and news.

Special items this week can be found daily at 7.20 (and hourly till noon) as ‘Canon Bob Hill comments on next week’s Gospel, and we hear short introductions to the daily readings taken from the Liturgical Calendar for Scotland.. At 7.30: in our Magazine The Youthfulness of Jesus – the 1st of a series of reflections by the Rev Colin Prenderleith – read by Liz Adam; and a talk about St Mungo by Dr Irene O’Brien, Glasgow’s City Archivist with music by St Monica’s Primary School and the St Mungo Singers.


Morning Prayer: 07:00 – 12:00

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

7.00: Morning Prayers

7.15: Morning Prayer for the Young

7.20: Canon Bob Hill Canon Bob Hill 

7.25 the Rev Elizabeth Adam prays for peace.

Lunch half hour: 12:00 – 12:30

12.00:  includes news, prayer with the Bereaved,


1.00 – 6.00 p.m. and 7.00 – 8.00

6.00 p.m. a repeat of the lunchtime hour

Evening Hour 20:00 – 20:50 

The evening hour at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00

8.00:  Vespers

8.20:  Magazine – as this morning

8.50:  Compline – Daily Night Prayer

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Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Example Programming

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

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer