Category: Statements

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadan 1442 A.H.

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadan 1442 A.H.

The new moon was sighted in San Diego, California during sunset on Monday, April 12th, based on multiple confirmed naked eyewitness accounts by mo’mineen. Therefore, the first day of Ramadan is Tuesday, April 13th. Key dates for the Month of Ramadan:10th Ramadan (April 22nd):         Death of Sayyida Khadija (SA)15th Ramadan  (April 27th):        Birthday of […]

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COVID Vaccination: What you need to know *Webinar*

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 and answer your questions about […]

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Thanksgiving Drive-Thru Donations

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. 

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Newly Elected SMC Executive Committee

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 Members:  President: Hajj Khalil Dewji […]

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Safar 2020 1442 A.H.

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 Imam Hasan al-Mujtaba (p), 50 […]

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Muharram 2020 1442 A.H.

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 the Month of Muharram 2 […]

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

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, May 24th in English, led […]

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