Community Update from Ottawa Public Health

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April 16 Update As you likely have seen or heard, effective Monday, April 19, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the government is limiting the capacity of weddings, funerals, and religious services, rites or ceremonies to 10 people indoors or outdoors. Social gatherings associated with these services such as receptions are prohibited, except for with members of the same household or one other person … Read More

Ramadan Messages from our Prime Minister, Imam, Dr. Vera Etches & OPS Police Chief

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ramadan messages from Imam PM OPS Chief and Dr Etches

We have 4 Ramadan welcome messages for our community: (1) Ramadan Message from the Prime Minister (2) Ramadan Message from the Imam of Masjid ar-Rahmah – Shaykh Ismail Albatnuni (3) Ramadan Message from the Medical Officer of Health for Ottawa Public Health – Dr. Vera Etches (4) Ramadan Message from the Police Chief of Ottawa Police Services – Peter Sloly

Ramadan 1442 Announcement – Imams Council of Ottawa-Gatineau

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In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. All praise is for Allah Almighty. Ramadan (1442 – 2021) Announcement (French follows) 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 confirmation consistent with … Read More

Survey for Taraweeh Prayers

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Dear Community Members, As we go through the pandemic and the current lockdown, we are closely monitoring the situation and following public health guidelines. In accordance to the lockdown measures, Masjid ar-Rahmah can operate at 15% capacity for the safety of its congregants. As Ramadan is around the corner, we require your feedback to understand how to operate and best … Read More

Welcome Back to Masjid ar-Rahmah

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Assalamu alaykum, We look forward to having you come to Masjid ar-Rahmah. We will be reopening tomorrow on Tuesday, February 16 beginning at Fajr prayer, insha Allah. The rules for the reopening are the same as before. We will be operating at a 30% capacity and washrooms will remain closed. Furthermore, for your safety and the safety of others, each person will … Read More

Community Update from Ottawa Public Health

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Feb. 13 Update: To read the latest special announcement from OPH you can visit here.   The following message is from Ottawa Public Health: Essential Travel – To and From School  As schools have resumed back to in-person learning, families/caregivers may be making picking up children to and from schools, childcare facilities  or bus stops. It is important for families/caregivers to remember … Read More

Download our New Calendar for 2021

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2021 calendar free

We are pleased to share that we are offering a new calendar for 2021 for our community to download for free! It will include both the Gregorian and Hijri dates, a monthly message from AMA, and a monthly reminder from the Qur’an and Sunnah. You can download the calendar at this link.   We will also be providing free physical … Read More

What You Need To Know About Patience

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what you need to know about patience

Think of the last time you’ve been through a difficult time. How did you react? Would you react in a similar way or would you have reacted differently? Every person has experienced some form of hardship whether it was pain, loss, fear, anxiety, sadness, or grief in their life. However, what makes a person different is how they responded during … Read More