Eid al Adha Announcement

Dear Brothers and Sisters, 

Assalamu Alaikum

Alhamdulillah we entered the month of Dhul-Hijjah.  InshaAllah Arafat will be on Monday (August 20th) and the first day of Eid al Adha will be on Tuesday (August 21st). May Allah (SWT) bless our community and the whole Muslim Ummah with a happy and peaceful Eid.

The Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MANAL) would like to remind you about the significance of the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah and provide some logistical information about the upcoming Eid arrangements. 

The significance of the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah has been mentioned in the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of Prophet (SAW). The second verse of Surah Al Fajr makes a specific reference to these ten nights. The Messenger of Allah (SWT) has been reported as saying "There are no deeds as excellent as those done in these ten days".  In that context, it has been reported that the Messenger (SAW) used to fast during the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah.  Let us follow His Sunnah and take advantage of these days by increasing our salah, charity and fasting.  Let us remember that it is strongly advised to fast on the day of Arafat. 

Please note that the only Eid prayer will be held at 7:30 am on Tuesday (August 21st) at Sheraton Hotel (115 Cavendish Square, St. John's). (There will be no Eid prayer at the Mosque.)

Since Tuesday is a working day, it is likely that there will be some busy traffic on the way. So please depart from your homes early enough and arrive at Sheraton Hotel latest by 7.15 am

When you arrive, please make sure that you park in the designated parking area only.  Please follow the instructions of MANAL volunteers to find parking space.

Please remember to bring your own prayer mat with you.

Once again, MANAL would like to wish you and your family a very happy and peaceful Eid.

 

Jazakum Allahu Khairun,

MANAL Executives

MANAL Launches New Islamic Centre Construction Project – Fund Raising Appeal

The Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador would like to draw your attention to a very important announcement regarding the construction of a new Islamic Centre on Bauline Line in Torbay. The project details are summarized in the following paragraphs.

MANAL's target is to raise $500,000 (cost of Phase 1 of the project) during the current Holy month of Ramadan. You are encouraged to donate generously to meet this target.

You can donate either through the MANAL PayPal account (http://www.manal.ca/donate) or write a cheque in MANAL's name or pay in cash to any MANAL Executive Member.

Please note that any contribution towards this project should be over and above the annual donation you make towards the operation cost of Masjid Al-Noor.

Project Summary

Please see the following document for a project summary.

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MANAL Mission Statement

The Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador endeavours to establish a Muslim community adhering to Islamic values and is committed to the general welfare of its members so that they may contribute to the well being of the community at large.

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