“In the social aspect, people come closer, because they eat together more, they feel this unity. It is a month of unity, gathering, sharing, charity,” said Imam Wissam Abdul Baki, Islamic Center of Western Massachusetts…more:wwlp
As-Salaam ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullah dear Community,
How many beloved has left this world and died, and they do not have any more chances to fast?
How many are sick and ill and cannot fast or stand for prayer at night, even they wish and will?
You and I are very lucky to reach Ramadan… very lucky indeed!
Therefore, may Allah make you and me grateful to Allah, for allowing us to reach this blessed month.
Let’s thank Allah in our statements, actions, and especially our manners.
Allah says (which means): “Say, “In the bounty of Allah and in His mercy – in that let them rejoice; it is better than what they accumulate.”.
Imam Wissam Abdul-Baki,
Islamic Society.of W. MA
Ramadan Mubaraak My Dear Community, As-Salaam ‘AlaikumwaRahmatullah, Here is the special gift of Allah coming back. Here is the Month of Ramadan carrying to us, the blessings of Allaahsubhanah, inviting to reform and rebuild our heart, mind and body with…
Diocesan Convention: Western Massachusetts 117 Bishop Fisher expressed his joy at having opportunities to meet with faith leaders throughout the region. He introduced Dr. Mohammad Saleem Bajwa, Founding Member of the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts. Dr. Bajwa brought greetings…
The great scholar Abu Ja’far At-Tahawi, may Allah have mercy on him, said:
This is a presentation of the beliefs of Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jama’ah, according to the school of the jurists of this religion, Abu Hanifa An-Nu’man ibn Thabit Al-Kufi, Abu Yusuf Ya’qub ibn Ibrahim Al-Ansari and Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani, may Allah be pleased with them all, and what they believe regarding the fundamentals of the religion and their faith in the Lord of all the worlds.
We say about the unity of Allah believing with the help of Allah – that Allah is one, without any partners….more: sunnah
..The convention, which brings together both lay and clerical participants from the diocese’s more than 55 congregations and community-based ministries in collaborative decision making, will be addressed at the opening by the Right Rev. Douglas Fisher, diocesan bishop, and include ecumenical remarks from Imam Wissam Abdul-Baki of he Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts; the Rev. Jim Antal, president of Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ and the Rev. Daryl Lobban, of the Massachusetts Council of Churches..more: masslive.com –
The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his “bravery and courage” in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack. One person died and eight people were wounded, two seriously, after the vehicle rammed into people leaving Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, of the Muslim Welfare House, has been hailed a hero for stepping in to protect the suspected attacker, a 48-year-old man, telling the furious mob: “Do not touch him.”…more: http://ktla.com/