Statement from the Imams Council – Dhul Hijjah, Arafah, and Eid ul-Adha 2022

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In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. All praise is for Allah Almighty. Dhul Qa’dah 29, 1443 / June 29, 2022 All praise is for Allah Almighty. May the peace and blessing be upon the Messenger of Allah (SAW), his family, the faithful companions, and all those who follow them. In consistence with the Council’s endeavors … Read More

Making the Most of Dhul Hijjah

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There are no days in the year more beloved to Allah than these days; just like the last ten nights of Ramadan, these ten days are crammed with opportunities to earn reward. The Prophet (SAW) said: “No good deeds done on other days are superior to those done on these (first ten days of Dhul Hijjah).” Then some companions of … Read More

Details for Eid ul-Fitr Prayer

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In this blog post, we would like to highlight what our congregation needs to know about attending Eid ul-Fitr salah at Masjid Ar-Rahmah. 1. Eid ul-Fitr Prayer Timings We are planning to hold two prayers for Eid ul-Fitr on Monday, May 2. The timings of the prayers are as follows: First prayer: 8:00 AM (Takbeerat at 7:45 AM) Second prayer: … Read More

Eid ul-Fitr Announcement 1443-2022

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All praise is for Allah Almighty. May the peace and blessing be upon the Messenger of Allah, his family, the faithful companions, and all those who follow them. Based on the moon sighting information consistent with the global moon sighting criterion, the council of Imams of Ottawa-Gatineau, hereby, confirms that there were no credible moon sighting reports on Saturday, 29th … Read More

What You Need to Know about Ramadan 2022 at Masjid ar-Rahmah

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  Assalamu alaykum, Ramadan Mubarak! Alhamdulillah, we are blessed to have been able to witness Ramadan again this year. Thanks to lifting restrictions, many of us will be able to gather at the masjid this year to take part in Taraweeh prayers, weekend Iftars and daily worship. However, keeping ourselves and those around us safe is our top priority.   In … Read More