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 . . .

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Schedule for Week Beginning 21 February 2021

Daily Times

Tune in to

07:00         08:00

09:00         10:00


Morning Hour

Morning Prayers for the 1st week of Lent with

 Pat Graham, SND, Fay Docherty; Joe Docherty;

Rev Tom Pollock;  Michael Martin, and

Fr Gerry Fitzpatrick

Morning Prayer for Lent comes from Our Lady of the Rosary with music by Magdalen and Donald McInnes and Catriona Glen


Introductions to the daily readings at Mass by

Margaret Chapman from the Liturgical Calendar

A Prayer for our world

In our Magazine Fr Tom Magill on Ash Wednesday, Margaret Roberts with ‘the way through’ by

Chris McDonnell. Joan Walsh with reasons for hope

after the pandemic ; Donald MacInnes reads:

 Lockdown, the parish and technology;

and Stephen Eric Smythe with a St Valentine Day poem.

12:00        18:00

Lunchtime / Teatime slot 2 hours

Sunday: 12.00 / 18.00 21st February: 

The radioalba Mass for the 1st Sunday of Lent comes from Fr John Carrol of St Mary’s, Pollokshaws, Glasgow with music from the St Mungo Singers.


Monday-Saturday 12.00 / 18.00 Rev William Wilson, Moderator of Glasgow Presbytery.

12.15 / 18.15: the Rev David Coleman looking towards Cop 26

12.30  / 18.30 Chatterbox

13.00 / 19.00: Stations of the Cross

13.30 /19.30 music

20:00         21:00


Evening hour 




This weeks Specials will include:


Tune in to


12:00          18:00

21st February:  The radioalba Mass for the 1st Sunday of Lent comes from Fr John Carrol of St Mary’s,

Pollokshaws, Glasgow.

Monday to Saturday

12:00          18:00

22nd February: 12.00:  18.00:

From Glasgow Churches Together 

the Moderator of Glasgow Presbytery,

William Wilson, leads us in prayer for the 1st week of Lent.

12.15: 18.15: Rev David Coleman of the Eco-Congregation

12/30:  18.30: In Chatterbox Liz Adam provides

30 minutes of news and views from the churches including an interview with David Coleman.

1.00: 19.00: Stations of the Cross

1.30: 19.30: music

Sunday to Saturday









In our Magazine Fr Tom Magill looks at

Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. 

Margaret Roberts reads ‘the way through’ by

Chris McDonnell from the Catholic Times.

Joan Walsh reminds us of reasons given by the

Scottish Conference of Bishops for hope after the


Donald MacInnes reads: Lockdown, the parish and technology;

and following last week’s St Valentine’s Day

Stephen Eric Smythe reads one of his poems.


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