Author Archives: Ridwan Wagiet

Friday 24 March 2017 Khutbah: Cells Genes Autophagy – The Wonder of Allah by Dr M R Khan

In The Name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful.  Dear Imam, Respected Elders, Beloved Sisters and Brothers Today I want to share something very special with you I want to take you on a journey of discovery. Autophagy Recently, the 2016 Noble Prize for Medicine and Physiology was awarded to a Japanese researcher, Yoshinori Ohsumi, for his work in discovering ... Read More »

Friday Khutbah 10 March 2017: TRUMPING TRUTH by Hafiz Dr Shuaib Manjra

Throughout history the notion of truth has always been a shifting and a contested one. Truth most commonly refers to an ‘independent reality’; its opposite in common parlance is falsehood. Or truth can also signify ‘unconcealment’ or bringing something to the fore, which would otherwise be hidden. It is demonstrated in the oft use phrase of the Quran ‘to reveal ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 24 February 2017: From Responding to the Water Crisis to Actively Addressing Poverty and Hardship by Professor Aslam Fataar

O You who have attained to faith! When the call to prayer is sounded on the day of congregation, hasten to the remembrance of God, and leave all worldly commerce: this is for your own good, if you but knew it. (Surah Jumu’ah 62:9)   This ayaat on the imperative of yawm al-jumuah emphasises the need for us humans to ... Read More »

Pre-Khutbah talk Friday 10 February 2017 – Keeping a constant and consistent focus on gender based violence by Nuraan Osman

In the name of Allah most gracious, most merciful.  O humanity! We created you from a male and female, and made you into peoples and tribes so that you might come to know each other. The noblest among you in Allah’s sight is the one who guards against evil [one with the most taqwa]. Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware. (Surat al-Hujurat: ... Read More »

CMRM Calls for Solidarity Against Islamophobic Attacks

  PRESS STATEMENT – 31 JANUARY 2017 CMRM Calls for Solidarity Against Islamophobic Attacks The Claremont Main Road Mosque (CMRM) strongly condemns the killing of six worshippers and the injuring of eight others at the Grand Mosque in Québec, Canada, on Sunday evening 29 January 2017. We also note with concern that the previous day on Saturday 28 January 2017, ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 27 January 2017– The Trump Presidency and Reviving Active Citizenry by Dr Rafiq Khan

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace Khutbah – The Trump Presidency and Reviving Active Citizenry 28th Rabi` al-Akhir 1438 Introduction Today’s khutbah takes place against the backdrop of a series of recent political events, which threaten the peaceful coexistence of diverse communities. By all accounts, 2017 is going to be an extremely difficult and ... Read More »