• Nov2017

    On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Rabi al-Awwal 1439 AH will be Monday, November 20th, 2017. No crescent moon was sighted on Saturday, November 18th.  We pray to Allah to guide and bless us as we

  • Oct2017

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California condemns the horrific killings of innocent people in Lower Manhattan, New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 31. We express our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who were mercilessly slain during this devastating event, killing eight innocent victims and injuring many more. By

  • Who Is Hussain OC is hosting a Holiday Food Drive from October 23rd-November 11th. They will be donating food and funds to the non profit organization Families Forward. The link to donate is https://www.gofundme.com/whoishussainholidayfooddrive Jazakum Allahu Khayran, Shia Muslim Council of Southern California

  • Dear respected members, Asalamun Alaykum,  It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Dr. Fatima Hakkak. I am the newly appointed secretary for Shia Muslim Council of Southern California and I previously served as councilor in the first term. 

  • On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the crescent moon was sighted on the evening of Friday, October 20th. Therefore tomorrow, October 21st, is the first day of the month of Safar, 1439 AH. We pray to Allah to guide and bless us

  • Dear Community Members As-Salaam Alaikum, MBOLA is very humbled by the over-whelming support from the entire community, especially from its volunteers, donors and advocates. MBOLA’s second cemetery, Wadi-e-Hussain (located within Pomona Cemetery at 502 East Franklin Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766 ) became operational in January 2015. The initial phase of 250 graves were sold by December 2016 and the demand

  • Sep2017

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that Friday, September 22, 2017 will be the first day of Muharram 1439 A.H.  Karbala has the potential of inspiring mourners to towards goodness and ethical conduct – to lead a peaceful and a harmonious life.   In his own words, Imam Husein

  • Upcoming Muharram Programs 2017

    September 21, 2017

    Salaam Alaykum, Below you will find a list of upcoming Muharram programs across the various communities. In addition, the annual Los Angeles Muharram Procession will be this Sunday, September 24, 2017:  Start and Prayer Location: The Procession shall be starting on 7th & Broadway (700 S Broadway) at 12 PM

  • The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California voices its heartfelt concern at the cruelties of the extremist groups in Myanmar against powerless Rohingya Muslims. This is yet another crime against humanity of our turbulent and tyrannical era.  The UN Refugee Agency’s reports over 120,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to

  • Aug2017

    As we celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, we remember the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Abraham. In particular, on this day of Eid, our hearts go out to the victims of the catastrophic floods in Texas where so many thousands of people are enduring unspeakable hardship. Let us be inspired by the sacrifice of