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 6th May 2018.


Morning half hour repeated every 30 minutes until noon.

8.00: Morning Prayers this week are led in turn by Annette Carachi, Willie Raworth, Donald MacInnes, Clare MacDonald, Stephen Eric Smyth; Gerry Fitzpatrick, and Clare MacDonald. The Morning Prayer for the Ascension is led by Joe Docherty. The music is by The St Mungo Singers with cantors Sally Mulholland, Grace Buckley and Helen Healy supported by organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett with harpist Noel Donnelly.
8.15: Morning Prayer for the young is led by Julia with music by Catriona Glen and children of St Fillan’s Primary School, Glasgow.
8.20: Canon Bob Hill comments on the Gospel for the 13th May – Christ promised to be with us to the end of time.
Elizabeth Adam leads us in a short prayer for those who are ill, and Jean Swinbank reads ‘Pentecost’ by Malcom Guite with an Introit by the St Mungo Singers

Lunch time half hour 12.00 to 12:30.

12.00: This week, MSPs and the Church tell the SCO they are unhappy with a government group set up to define sectarianism, and we reveal that the Bishop of Paisley has requested a meeting with the BBC over a video which mocked the Blessed Sacrament
12.15: Praying with the Bereaved
12.30: music from the archives
18.00: a repeat of the lunchtime half-hour
18.00: News from the Scottish Catholic Observer
18.15: Praying with the Bereaved

Evening Hour 20:00 and 22:00 

20.00: Evening Prayer for Easter: These Evening Prayers for Easter are led by Jean Swinbank and Gerry Fitzpatrick with music by the St Mungo Singers with harpist Noel Donnelly and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.
20.20: Magazine: Jean Swinbank reads an illuminating reflection on Roman Catholic liturgical issues by Mgr John McIntyre; Gerry Fitzpatrick reads the 2nd of Stephen J McKinney’s articles around the 198 Education (Scotland)Act, and Mary Cullen’s report on Reform and Unity, the recent Conference held by the Scottish Joint Commission on Doctrine of the Catholic, Presbyterian and Episcopal Churches.
20.50: the daily Night Prayers this week are led in turn by John Campbell, Phil McSherry Catherine Walker,
Mary Molloy, David Smith, Patricia McGlinchey and Gerry Devlin.

20:50: Daily Night Prayer

Daily Night Prayer (Compline) 

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Example Programming

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Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer