• COVID Vaccination: What you need to know *Webinar*

    Now that there are authorized and recommended vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in the United States there are some important things that we need to know about the COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines. On Saturday, January 9th, 2021 at 1 PM PST the Shia Muslim Council will be hosting a webinar to cover important information

  • The Crescent Moon Of The Month Of Jumada Al-Ula 1442 A.H.

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California would like to announce that the first day of Jumada al-Ula 1442 A.H. will be Wednesday, December 16th, 2020. This is based on confirmed sightings of the new crescent moon on December 15th, 2020 in North America.  Key Dates for Jumada al-Ula:5 Jumada

  • Thanksgiving Drive-Thru Donations – Thank you!

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, alongside i-CERV, collected donations on Saturday November 21st for Second Harvest food bank to serve those in need this Thanksgiving.  Shia Muslim Council would like to thank all of you for your generous donations. Thanks to your kindness, we were able to drop

  • The Crescent Moon of the Month of Rabi al-Akhir 1442 A.H.

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California would like to announce that the first day of Rabi al-Akhir 1442 A.H. will be Tuesday, November 17th, 2020. This is based on no confirmed sightings of the new crescent moon on November 15th, 2020 in North America.  Key Dates for Rabi al-Akhir:8

  • Thanksgiving Drive-Thru Donations

    The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California and i-CERV will be collecting food for the United Across Borders Foundation. There are two ways to donate:1. Donate canned or boxed foods (e.g. gravy, canned vegetables, cornbread mix, canned soup, etc.)2. Donate here and SMC will purchase the food to donate. 

  • 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

  • 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,