Khutab 2017

Khutbah Friday 29 December 2017: Beginnings & Endings: the Precarity of Transitions! by Ebrahim Rasool

In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS 29 December 2017   “Those who, when afflicted with calamity, say: ‘Verily from God we come, and to God we are returning!’” (2:156) In the great journey of any earthly life there are only two fixed points, the origin and the destination. In moments of great tragedy ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2017

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Dispenser of Grace   Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2017   The Claremont Main Road Mosque congregation sends fraternal greetings of peace and love to all our Christian compatriots, family and friends. We wish you a blessed Christmas and a prosperous New Year. In Islam, both Mary and Jesus are held ... Read More »

CMRM Strongly Condemns Slave Auctions of African Migrants in Libya

PRESS STATEMENT – 26 NOVEMBER 2017 The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) is outraged at the news of African migrants being sold as slaves in Libyan auctions. Thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants fleeing war torn countries towards Europe have been trapped in Libya and are subjected to torture, violence, rape, forced labour and now, sold on slave markets. According to ... Read More »

CMRM Condemns Bombing of Masjid in Egypt

PRESS STATEMENT – 25 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Condemns Bombing of Masjid in Egypt The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) strongly condemns the cowardly bombing of worshippers attending the weekly Friday jumu`ah congregational prayers at the Al-Rawda masjid in the Northern Sinai region of Egypt. We note with deep sadness that this brutal act of terror has left 235 people dead ... Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Supports International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

PRESS STATEMENT – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Supports International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People The 2nd of November 1917 marked 100 years since the signing of the so-called ‘Balfour Declaration’ by the then British Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur James Balfour. Through a declaration formulated and signed by Lord Balfour, Britain became the imperial sponsor of a Zionist state ... Read More »

Friday 27 October 2017 – Pre-Khutbah Talk – by Umm Zakiyyah

Umm Zakiyyah is the bestselling American Muslim author of the If I Should Speak trilogy, Muslim Girl, and Let’s Talk About Sex and Muslim Love, as well as the internationally acclaimed blogs and stories at uzauthor.com. She writes about the interfaith struggles of Muslims and Christians and the intercultural, spiritual, and moral struggles of Muslims in America. Her work has ... Read More »

Pre- Khutbah – Friday 20 October 2017: My Hajj Experience by Shariefa Wydeman

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 29 Muharram 1439 Assalamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Respected Imams, mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers; It is with a humble and grateful heart that I stand here, a daughter of this congregation being afforded the opportunity to share some moments of my recent Hajj experiences with you. ... Read More »