• Nov2020

    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 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

  • 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. 

  • Oct2020

    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 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

  • Sep2020

    Safar 2020 1442 A.H.

    September 17, 2020

    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

  • Aug2020

    Muharram 2020 1442 A.H.

    August 19, 2020

    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

  • May2020

    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,

  • Apr2020

    On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, congratulations to you and your loved ones on the auspicious occasion on the birth of Imam al-Mahdi (AS). The night of 15th Sha’ban will be on Wednesday April 8th, 2020.  May Allah (SWT) accept our Du’as, InshaAllah.Due to the ongoing COVID-19

  • Mar2020

    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