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 . . .

There 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.

mchedule for Week Beginning 5  July 2020

7.00: a morning hour repeated from 7.00 – 12.00. Morning Prayers (15 mins), school Prayer (4 mins), scripture notes for next Sunday by Canon Bob Hill, and the Liturgical Calendar (6 mins); Carol Jones, Skye Mission Port Officer, speaks of Sea Sunday(5 mins), and Magazine (30 mins)
12.00: a 2 hour lunchtime slot : Mass, ecumenical Chatterbox, and music (repeated at 6.00 p.m.)
8.00 p.m. evening hour – Vespers (20 minutes), Magazine (30 minutes) , Compline (10 minutes) – repeated at 9.00 and 10.00.

Specials this week include:

12.00 and 6.00 on Sunday: the Mass of the 14th Sunday of the Year, 5th July, is led by Canon Michael Hutson,
St Andrew’s, Rothesay, with reader Jean Swinbank. The music comes from the St Mungo Singers with cantor Sally Mulholland, harpist Noel Donnelly, and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.

12.00 and 6.00 Monday – Saturday: Mass in Time of Pandemic this week is led by Fr Gerry Fitzpatrick, St Leo’s, Dumbreck, with reader Anne Marie Boyle and Intercessor Jean Swinbank. The music comes from the St Mungo Singers with cantor Grace Buckley, harpist Noel Donnelly, and organists Jane McKenna and Jacqueline Barrett.
School Morning Prayer this week is led by Rachel of St Bernard’s Primary School.
Carol Jones, Skye Mission Port Officer, speaks of Sea Sunday

In our Magazine: 7.30 and hourly till 11.30, and again in the evening at 8.20, 9.20 and 10.20. Fr Tom Magill reflects on last Sunday’s Feast of Sts Peter and Paul; Joan Walsh reads of A new Directory for Catechesis from the Vatican; and as the Holy Land enters another period of acute crisis Joe Docherty reports from the Pontifical Mission, Jerusalem.

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Hello everyone, greetings in Christ
I’m Elizabeth Adam,
I’d like to invite you to a new show on Radio Alba,
Join me at Chatterbox at 12.30 or 6.30 pm for half an hour of news and views from around the churches.
Each new edition is repeated daily for a fortnight, from Palm Sunday, 5th April onwards.
Get in touch with me by email, at
with your good news and views from a Christian perspective. 
This is a happy show, so try to keep it cheerful!
Join me at Chatterbox – I’d love to have your company!

Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Example Programming

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Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer