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 11th 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.  

The Morning Prayer for St Patrick’s Day (Saturday) is led by Pat Graham, SND with quotations from Patrick’s Letter to the soldiers of Coroticus.

8.15: The Lenten Morning Prayer for schools this week is led by Night Fever with pupils of St Mungo’s Academy singing Psalm 115. 

8.21: Canon Bob Hill looks ahead to the 5th Sunday of Lent, and to the dialogue between Jesus and the Greek visitors in John 19: 20-33, and From the Committee of Inter Religious Dialogue – Mary Catherine O’Reilly speaks of fasting as a way of inter-faith solidarity.

Lunch time half hour 12.00 to 12:30.

12.00 noon: from the Scottish Catholic Observer: This week we reveal that the Church has criticised the Scottish government after a new poll showed opposition to abortion in Scotland,
we look at anti-Catholicism in Glasgow, and discuss an inspirational feature from a young schoolgirl.
12.15: Prayers with the Bereaved.

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:  Evening Prayer this weeks led by Robin Green with music by the St Mungo Singers, Harpist Noel S Donnelly and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.

20.20: Magazine :  For the 4th Sunday of Lent, Gerry Fitzpatrick reads a letter from Bishop Joseph Toal of SCIAF;  Mary Catherine O’Reilly gives an update from the Committee for Inter-religious Dialogue; Michael Martin reads Mary Cullen’s article from Open House on Glasgow’s Homeless Jesus sculpture. And finally we hear two articles from the Columban magazine ‘Vocation for Justice,’ and the Pax Christi Prayer for Peace

20:50: Daily Night Prayer

Daily Night Prayer (Compline) 

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Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer