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  • Newly Elected SMC Executive Committee

    The SMC General Body held its elections for the new Executive Committee for 2020 to 2023. The community expresses its gratitude and appreciation to the outgoing Executive Committee who have served the greater Muslim community for the last 3 years. We also welcome and congratulate the newly elected SMC Executive Council

  • The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi Al-Awwal 1442 A.H.

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California would like to announce that the first day of Rabi al-Awwal 1442 A.H. will be October 18th, 2020. This is based on confirmed sightings of the new crescent moon on October 17th, 2020 throughout various cities in North America.  Key Dates for Rabi

  • Safar 2020 1442 A.H.

    On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Safar 1442 AH will be Saturday, September 19th, 2020. The crescent moon was not sighted on Thursday, September 17th, 2020. Key dates for the Month of Safar: 7 Safar – Martyrdom of

  • Muharram 2020 1442 A.H.

    On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, we would like to announce that the first day of Muharram 1442 AH will be Thursday, August 20th, 2020. The crescent moon was sighted during sunset on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 in San Diego, CA and Houston, TX. Key dates for