Eid-ul-Fitr 1441 AH – Sunday, 24 May 2020

The Imams Council of ACT (Imam Mohammed Swaiti, Imam Nourredine Laraibi and Imam Adama Konda) have met after Maghrib today at the Canberra Mosque (Imam Adama Konda via phone) and have declared that Eid-ul-Fitr 1441 AH will be Sunday, 24 May 2020, Inshallah.

Eid Mubarak.

No ‘Eid-ul-Fitr Salah at the Masjid

ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to the current pandemic restrictions, unfortunately the Islamic Society of ACT will not be holding ‘Eid salah at the Masjid.

The ACT Imams Council last week urged everybody to not miss the ‘Eid salah and to pray in their places due to the Masjid being closed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAz49u1IO3g&t=36m48s

We seek your understanding and apologise for the inconvenience.

Other resources:

https://islamqa.info/amp/en/answers/339140

https://islamqa.info/en/answers/36491/description-of-eid-prayer

Final YouTube Updates for Ramadan

The final video from the series “At Home with Br Abul Ehsan” has just been added to our YouTube channel. Here, Br Abul Ehsan continues with his talk about the character of Prophet Muhummad (SAW): https://youtu.be/zawf04ogYPQ

Remember, all previous videos and live streams can be found at Islamic Society of ACT YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMMuMr-n_mhBgz6vn2rVpnQ/

Canberra Masjid Update – Ramadan 1441AH

ISACT Membership

Membership renewals for the Islamic Society of ACT are due by the end of June and reminders have been sent to existing members. Since the Masjid remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, renewals will be processed through ISACT Membership email: membership@isact.org.au. Please refer to instructions in the email/letter reminder.

Membership fee is $10, or $5 for concessions.

If you wish to apply to be a new member to ISACT, please send your request to the ISACT Membership Officer (membership@isact.org.au) who will provide you with instructions.

Food packs available

Assalaamu’alaykum Brs and Sisters,

There are some food packs available inShaAllah to assist brothers and sisters and their families in need this Ramadaan in light of the current circumstances. These packs contain some staple groceries. Preference will be given to international students most impacted by the change in economic conditions.

If you know someone who may benefit, please contact on 041 7272 041 or secretary@isact.org.au so we can discreetly attempt to assist you.

We are also looking for sponsors for feeding of the fasting to prepare takeaway iftaar packs. Again, please contact on 041 7272 041 or secretary@isact.org.au if interested.

YouTube Updates

The second video from the series “At Home with Br Abul Ehsan” has just been added to our YouTube channel. On this video Br Abul Ehsan talks about the character of Prophet Muhummad (SAW): https://youtu.be/QLzPShuggxs

The LAST live stream from ACT Imam’s Council is scheduled for this Saturday at 1pm: https://youtu.be/LAz49u1IO3g. Being the final live stream the Imams intend to cover a variety topics.

If you have a question or topic that you want the Imams to cover please contact us and we will, Inshallah, pass on your suggestion.

Remember all previous videos and live streams can be found at Islamic Society of ACT YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMMuMr-n_mhBgz6vn2rVpnQ/

New material YouTube

During this month of Ramadan we will, Inshallah, start a series of videos on our YouTube channel called “At Home with Br Abul Ehsan”. The first of these videos “Calamities” has just been uploaded: https://youtu.be/PSiYNcPorls

Don’t forget the ACT Imam’s Council will be broadcasting their live stream on Saturday at 1pm: https://youtu.be/FDxsmk8j1-E. Rather than talk about a single topic, this week will be a 3-way open discussion on several topics.

If you have a question or topic that you want the Imams to cover please contact us and we will, Inshallah, pass on your suggestion.

Remember all previous videos and live streams can be found at Islamic Society of ACT YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMMuMr-n_mhBgz6vn2rVpnQ/

YouTube Live Stream – Zakat – Saturday @ 1pm

The ACT Imams Council will, Inshallah, be hosting their next live stream from the Canberra Mosque this Saturday, 2 May at 1:00pm, on Zakat: https://youtu.be/BwYDJ-Y6RLk

Please send questions or topic suggestions that you want the Imams to cover to the Islamic Society of ACT.

ISACT YouTube Channel

The Islamic Society of ACT has just opened its YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMMuMr-n_mhBgz6vn2rVpnQ/

A video on the announcement of the start of Ramadan by the ACT Imams Council has already been published: https://youtu.be/vEMrpr1fc4U/

The ACT Imams Council will also host their first live stream this Saturday, 25 April at 1:00pm: https://youtu.be/oKfxKDUq3rY

Keep an eye out on the channel as we publish more content through Ramadan.