Tag: Prayer

Interfaith prayer service held in Springfield to show solidarity with city’s immigrant community

 

A large crowd gathered Thursday night at the South Congregational Church in Springfield to partake in an interfaith prayer service, offering support and expressing solidarity with the city’s immigrant community.

The event comes on the heels of an announcement on June 16 that the church, along with five other congregations, will pursue the establishment of sanctuary spaces in their buildings for undocumented immigrants and families in danger of deportation….MORE: MASSLIVE.COM

Image result for allahumma innaka afuwwun tuhibbul“O Allah,

You are the One who pardons,

and You love to pardon,

so pardon me.”

(Bukhari)

عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ: ” أَلَا أُنَبِّئُكُمْ بِدَرَجَةٍ أَفْضَلَ مِنَ الصَّلَاةِ وَالصِّيَامِ،
“وَالصَّدَقَةِ؟ ” قَالُوا: بَلَى. قَالَ:    «إِصْلَاحُ ذَاتِ الْبَيْنِ وَفَسَادُ ذَاتِ الْبَيْنِ هِيَ الْحَالِقَةُ

Prophet (peace and blessings upon him) said: “Shall I not inform you of something more excellent in degree than fasting, prayer and alms-giving (sadaqah)? The people replied: Yes, Prophet of Allah! He said: It is putting things right between people, spoiling them is the shaver (destructive).” ( sound hadith)

 

عن عثمان بن عفان قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ: ” مَنْ صَلَّى الْعِشَاءَ فِي جَمَاعَةٍ فَكَأَنَّمَا قَامَ نِصْفَ اللَّيْلِ وَمَنْ صَلَّى الصُّبْحَ فِي جَمَاعَةٍ  فَكَأَنَّمَا صَلَّى اللَّيْلَ كُلَّهُ”  صحيح مسلم

 The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever prays the evening prayer in congregation is as if he has stood for prayer half of the night. And whoever prays the dawn prayer is as if he has stood for prayer the entire night.” (Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim)