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.

This Weeks Schedule

Schedule for 21 April 2019.

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

7.00: Morning Prayer for each day of Easter Week is led by Annette Carachi, Willie Raworth, Donald MacInnes, Clare MacDonald, Stephen Eric Smyth;  Gerry Fitzpatrick, and Clare MacDonald.  Music by The St Mungo Singers with cantors Sally Mulholland and Grace Buckley and organist Jane McKenna and harpist Noel Donnelly.  

07.15: Morning Prayer for the young is led by Julia with music by children of St Michael’s Primary, Parkhead.

07.20:  Canon Bob Hill reflects on the Gospel for Low Sunday

Easter greetings from the Rev Roy Henderson, Moderatpr of Glasgow Presbytery. And finally introductions to the weekday readings at Mass from the Liturgical Calendar for Scotland.

7.30: Magazine  – see below.

Lunch half hour:

12.00 noon: News from the Scottish Catholic Observer
12.15: How blest are they – praying with the bereaved.
12.30: Music from the Archive
18.00: Repeat of the Lunchtime half-hour

Evening Hour 20:00 and 22:00 

The evening hour at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 and 22.00


Easter Evening Prayer is led by Jean Swinbank with music by the St Mungo Singers and organist Jane McKenna.    

20.20: among other things, our Magazine includes an Easter article from the Comboni Magazine by Fr John Clark, and a report from Anthony Horan of the Scottish Catholic Parliamentary Office – New push to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland; Edinburgh City Council rejects calls to impose buffer zones around abortion facilities;  Glasgow pro-life group successful in battle for affiliation to students’ union.   The Church warns against restricting free speech, Catholic schools serve poorer areas yet are more likely to hit exam targets; and Elaine Smith MSP is welcomed as Mission’s first patron.

 Night Prayers 20.50 

20.50:   Daily Night Prayers.

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Canon Hill Reflection

by Radio Alba | Canon Hill Reflection

Schools Morning Prayer

by Radio Alba | Schools Prayer