RADIOALBA.ORG  for the week of the 6th May 2018  christian is an ecumenical,  internet-based radio which promotes prayer and news of good things happening in the churches and among  people of faith.


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



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

The Evening Hour at 20.00 is repeated at 21.00 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.