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

Schedule for November 4th 2018.

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

07.00: The Morning Prayers (22-28) each day this week are led by A daily Morning Prayer this week is led in turn by Brendan Gill, Brendan Gill, Donald McInnes, Gerry Fitzpatrick, Pat Graham, Stephen Eric Smyth, and Mary Bradley, with organist Jane McKenna and harpist Noel Donnelly. 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.
07.15: Morning Prayer (for St Margaret of Scotland’s Day) throughout this week is led by Julia of Notre Dame High School, Glasgow, with the Canticle from the Letter to the Ephesians sung by Catriona Glen.
7.20: Canon Bob Hill comments on next Sunday’s Gospel Mark 13 24-32, and then we hear introductions to the readings at Mass this week.

November 16th is the Feast of St Margaret of Scotland, and we hear a short account of her life by Sr Pat Graham SND.
7.30 In our magazine we begin with a tribute to Dr Laurence Whitley recently Minister of Glasgow Cathedral; then we listen to ‘Lost – Wilfred Own Nov 4th 1918’ – a poem by Chris McDonnell ; Michael Martin reads Tim Rhead’s ‘Seeing God in creation’ from Open House; then, again from Open House Notebook – a Conforti Institute multi-organisational with schools event; and a welcome to May McAleese to Glasgow University. Again from Life and Work, Robin Green tells us some parish news from the borders. And we conclude with a poem by Stephen Eric Smyth written for the recent Pause for Hope Service in Glasgow.

Lunch & Afternoon

12.00: This week the SCO discusses contemporary issues.
12.15: ‘How blest are they’ – praying with the bereaved
12.35: archive music: 

 

Tea Time 18.00

This week the SCO discusses contemporary issues.
12.15: ‘How blest are they’ – praying with the bereaved
12.35: archive music
18.00: This week the SCO discusses contemporary issues.
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: Evening Prayers 1 and 2 this week are led by Gerry Fitzpatrick, with Stephen Eric Smyth and Donald MacInnes; Evening Prayer 3 is led by Clare MacDonald.
20.20:In our magazine we begin with a tribute to Dr Laurence Whitley recently Minister of Glasgow Cathedral; then we listen to ‘Lost – Wilfred Own Nov 4th 1918’ – a poem by Chris McDonnell ; Michael Martin reads Tim Rhead’s ‘Seeing God in creation’ from Open House; then, again from Open House Notebook – a Conforti Institute multi-organisational with schools event; and a welcome to May McAleese to Glasgow University. Again from Life and Work, Robin Green tells us some parish news from the borders. And we conclude with a poem by Stephen Eric Smyth written for the recent Pause for Hope Service in Glasgow.

Night Prayers

20.50: The Night Prayers (1-7) 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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Example Programming

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

Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer