When I attend services of other faiths, I try to participate as much as my knowledge and my own faith commitments allow. I do not speak the language of Islamic prayer (Arabic) but I was generally familiar with what is…
Other faith groups are also emphasizing helping others. The Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts in West Springfield is delivering groceries, toilet paper and hand sanitizer, donated by their members, to the elderly and the disabled even if they’re nor Muslim.
“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…