radioalba schedule October 1st

the morning half-hour is repeated every 30 minutes until noon.

08.00: Daily Morning Prayer is led each day in turn by Gerry Fitzpatrick, Hugh Kelly, Stephen Smyth and Joe Docherty, with music by the St Mungo Singers, cantors Grace Buckley, Helen Healy and Noel Donnelly, with organist Jane McKenna, and harpist Noel Donnelly.

08.15: Morning Prayer for school this week comes from Lochmaddy Primary School in the Western Isles

08.20: Canon Bob Hill gives us another poignant parable about the Vineyard and the landlord’s son.

08.24: The Rev John Carswell leads us in praying for peace

lunchtime half hour

12.00: The SCO looks at an highland priest who is insisting that demanding politicans take action on suicide, listens to a remarkable woman wth Down Syndrome and delves nto the long running row over a memorial to the victims of the Irish Famine in Glasgow.

12.15: a short service for those who mourn

12.30: archive music

18.00: a repeat of the lunchtime half-hour

18.30: archive music

The evening hour: Evening Prayer, Magazine and Night Prayers – at 8, 9, & 10.00

20.00: The evening prayers this week are led on alternate days by John MacMaster and Joe Docherty

20.20: in our evening Magazine Gerry Fitzpatrick advertises two autumn ecumenical conferences; Jean Swinbank gives news from Doctors without Borders about the mobile unit surgical trailer at Mosul, in Iraq; Anthony Horan’s report ranges from Catholic prayers to Our Lady for the country at Carfin to the ‘Give me 5’ movement, the Oscar Romero Centenary, achievements in education, climate change and the horror of Iceland’s approach to Downs Syndrome..

20.50: Night Prayer changes each evening