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  • 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

  • Eid-ul-Fitr is Sunday May 24th, 2020

    Based on confirmed sightings of the new crescent moon in Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Richmond, Virgina on May 23rd, SMC announces Sunday, May 24th as the day of Eid-ul-Fitr (1st of Shawwal 1441 AH).  Eid PrayersWe plan to have a live broadcast of Eid Prayer and Kutbah on Sunday,

  • Assistance for Seniors During Pandemic and Guidance for the Community

    Supporting our Seniors The onset of COVID-19 in Southern California requires each of us to make sure that less able are taken care of, including our neighbors, Seniors and those suffering from compromised immune systems. A group of SoCal Youth have embarked on develop a telephone list of volunteers across