Radio Alba majors on Morning, School, Evening and Night Prayer, and now has recorded Masses on Sunday, and Prayer from Glasgow Churches Together during the week.
It introduces the Sunday and daily readings and, through our half-hour Magazine, draws attention to the good works that the Church and the churches are doing.
radioalba.org schedule for week beginning April 4th
Morning Prayers for Easter and Easterweek
a school Morning Prayer for Easter led by Julia with children of St Michael’s, Parkhead
Canon Bob Hill on next Sunday’s Gospel
Margaret Chapman and the daily readings for Mass from the Liturgical Calendar for Scotland
Noel Donnelly leads us in a Prayer for Peace
In our Magazine Fr Tom Magill speaks of Mark’s focussing on Jesus as Messiah then as Son of God. Catherine Walker reads about human rights & environmental due diligence – an EU initiative.
Gerry Fitzpatrick reads an MSF report from Northern Ethiopia and on progress in vaccines for Yellow Fever. Dr Noel Donnelly comments on Psalm 117 (and Magdalen MacInnes sings a setting aimed at children); finally Stephen Eric Smythe reads his poem ‘Easter Service’.
Lunchtime / Teatime slot – 2 hours
Sunday: 12.00 / 18.00 the Easter Sunday Mass comes from Fr Ronald Campbell, of Portree, Isle of Skye with music by Canon David Wallace.
Monday-Saturday 12.00 / 18.00:
12.00: 18.00: Rev Chris Foxon, Chair of Glasgow Churches Together, leads us in an Easter Service.
12.15: 18.15: from Friends of the Holy Land and Holy Week Voices: Jean Swinbank reads Husam Wahhab on how can we make sense of Judas?
12/30: 18.30: In Chatterbox Liz Adam provides 30 minutes of interactive news and views from the churches
1.00: 19.00: Easter greetings from Cllr Philip Braat, Lord Provost of Glasgow, from Canon David Wallace and the Rev Andy Braunston of the United Reformed Church, Pope Francis’s Prayer for the Earth, and a sung blessing.
1.30: 19.30: music
Evening hour 20.00 – 21.00 / 21.00 – 22.00 / 22.00 – 23.00
Vespers/Evening Prayers for Holy Week
Compline with the beautiful Canticle of Simeon ‘Lord, let your servant go in peace’
Special features this week include :
The Easter Mass from Skye; The short Easter service from Glasgow Churches Together
The Greeting from Glasgow’s Lord Provost, Cllr Philip Braat and the churches
Material from the Friends of the Holy Land