COVID-19/Community Update: Announcement of Juma (Friday prayers) Suspension

March 17, 2020

COVID-19/Community Update: Announcement of Juma (Friday prayers) Suspension

 

As salam 'alaikum wa rahamatullahi wa barakaatuhu,

 

My dear brothers and sisters may Allah protect you, your families and our community. Ameen. We are sending out this update based upon the most recent recommendations by the Alberta Health Services. The situation is fluid so please keep checking back for further updates.

 

  1. The IISC will no longer be providing Friday (Jumah) services at both of its locations, the North East and at the Ramada Hotel (Downtown). The Ramada hotel will not be available until further notice.

  2. All activities are suspended until further notice. This includes Quran classes, youth activities, and halaqas,etc.

  3. Those that are sick, have symptoms, have pre-existing conditions that impact their immune system, the elderly, or those that come into regular contact with the previous two categories are asked to refrain from coming to the masjid.

  4. Please continue to practice good hygiene practices as outlined in our previous update.

  5. These decisions were made in consultation with medical doctors, and leading scholars across the globe. In such circumstances all we can do is try our best and place our trust in Allah.

 

قُل لَّن يُصِيبَنَا إِلَّا مَا كَتَبَ اللَّهُ لَنَا هُوَ مَوْلَانَا ۚ وَعَلَى اللَّهِ فَلْيَتَوَكَّلِ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ
Say, "Nothing will ever befall us except what Allah has destined for us. He is our Protector. So in Allah let the believers put their trust." (9:51)

 

May Allah protect us, our families, and our communities with good health, Iman, and Taqwa. Ameen.

 

Was salam 'alaikum wa rahamatullahi wa barakaatuhu

 

Sh. Hacene Chebbani
Director at the Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

 

 

 

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Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)
PO Box 64295, Thorncliffe PO
Calgary, AB, T2K 6J7

 

Downtown Calgary Mosque (IISC)

Unit 200, 1009 7th Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2P 1A8

Phone: (403) 879-0961

 

IISC Youth Centre (Al-Kahf)

4134 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8

 

 

IISC New Location (next door from IISC Youth Center)  

4128 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8

(P) (403) 261-7601
 

Effective Friday - March 22, 2019, IISC Edmonton Trail location is permanently closed.

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