Wednesday, July 6th 2016, is the day of Eid-ul-Fitr

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem In the Name of Allah, the Benificent, the Merciful Due to no reports of the sighting of the new crescent in California or the surrounding states on the evening of Monday, July 4th, 2016, Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that Tuesday,

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Condemnation of the Callous Act of Terrorism in Baghdad

July 3rd, 2016 We are grieved and deeply saddened by the killing of  innocent men women and children in Baghdad on early hours of Sunday .  In  the deadliest attack so far this year, a  refrigerator truck packed with explosives blew up in the central district of Karrada, killing more

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We Condemn the Killings in Orlando

No words of condemnation of the horrific mass killings in Orlando, taking the lives of 50 and injuring many more, can possibly express the pain and anguish of all caring human beings of our Nation.  We express our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who were mercilessly slain during

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SMC Month of Ramadan Message from the President

June 3, 2015 Assalaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, it is with great honor that I extend my warmest greetings and congratulations to you and your loved ones on the auspicious arrival of the holy month of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan

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Save the Date! *Eid-ul-Fitr Picnic*

Salaam Alaykum, The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California is proud to announce it will be hosting its first Eid-ul-Fitr Picnic on Sunday July 10th, 2016 from 11AM to 7PM! The picnic will be held at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, CA. Save the date! More details to follow.

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By signing on to the Code of Honor, YOU can save a life

May 23, 2016 We are pleased to announce the launch of a campaign to support in uniting Muslims locally and globally for common goals.   It has never been so important for Muslims to unite with one voice facing prejudice, extreme ideologies, violence, and wars.  This campaign is based on creating awareness

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WHY IS THE VOICE OF CONSCIENCE MUTED?

May 11th, 2016 A spate of bombings rocked Baghdad today, killing at least 90, with the ISIS terror group claiming responsibility for the carnage in all three areas of Baghdad. In the Kadhimia district, a car bombing killed at least 20 and wounded 37, in western part of Baghdad, another bomb blast killed

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Crescent Moon of the Month of Rajab, 1437

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful 8 April 2016 The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California announces that Saturday, April 9th, 2016 will be the first day of the month of Rajab, 1437.  During the sunset on Thursday, April 7th, the

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All of Humanity Suffers in the Suffering of the People of Brussels

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful March 22, 2016 Our grief and distress at the killing of innocents in Brussels is heartrending. The horrible act s of those who planned and perpetrated the atrocities is beyond comprehension or words of consolation. 

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