The CMRM Youth I’tikaf by Zuhayr Halday 2016

Post Tarawih Talk – CMRM Zuhayr Halday Thursday 30 June 2016   The Youth I’tikaf has been extremely successful so far. I believe that the goal of the I’tikaf is to achieve a better understanding of taqwa and facilitate a process of spiritual seclusion from all other distractions. Some of you might be wondering, “What is taqwa?”   Taqwa can ... Read More »

Press Statement by CMRM Youth 2016

Post-Tarawih Statement – Turkish Attacks 29 June 2016 Bismillāhi raḥmāni raḥīmi Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Yesterday, the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, experienced mass shootings and suicide bomb blasts. These acts of terror were believed to be conducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The Turkish Airport, which is the third largest in Europe was attacked by three terrorists ... Read More »

Address given by Father Michael Lapsley, SSM at Claremont Main Road Mosque on the Occasion of the International Day in support of Victims of Torture. June 25, 2016

“The law is crystal clear: torture can never be used at any time or under any circumstances, including during conflict or when national security is under threat. On this International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we express our solidarity with and support for the hundreds of thousands of victims of torture and their family members throughout the world.” ... Read More »

CMRM Facilitates Dunoon Leadership Workshop 2016

CMRM Facilitates Dunoon Leadership Workshop   On Saturday 25 June 2016, the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) in conjunction with the Institute for the Healing of Memories (IHOM) convened a leadership empowerment workshop at the Muhammadi Masjid in Dunoon.   Attended by fifteen participants, the three-hour workshop explored the relationship between leadership and healing. Participants were led through discussions to ... Read More »

Hajj Seminar – Ramadan 2016 at Claremont Main Road Mosque

CMRM Convenes Ramadan Hajj Seminar For the second successive year, on Sunday 26 June 2016, CMRM convened a highly successful hajj seminar attended by more than 130 participants. The seminar focused on the socio-spiritual dimensions of the hajj and was led by Imam Rashied Omar.  Imam Rashied stressed the symbolic and social significance of the rites of the hajj, drawing ... Read More »

Response to Khutbah 24 June 2016 by Maryam Omar

Assalaamu Alaykum Wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu I am here once again this year to respond to the Jumuah khutbah delivered by sheikh Sadulla khan.  The sheikh enlightened and reminded us once again of the purpose of Ramadaan and what it is that Allah intended to convey to us about this month. I will reflect on a few key points made ... Read More »