Mawlid al-Nabi: A Day to Express Joy and Gratitude

Mawlid al-Nabi: A Day to Express Joy and Gratitude

On the twelfth day of Rabi’ al-Awwal, Muslims around the world commemorate the birth of our blessed Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Muslims recognize this day as a communal expression of joy and gratitude reflecting on Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) message and using it as an opportunity to teach our communities about his distinguished characteristics and way of...

Pasadena Jum’a Khateebs (November)

Pasadena Jum’a Khateebs (November)

In order to better meet the needs of our growing community, the ICSC has partnered with First United Methodist church in Pasadena to bring Friday Prayers closer to your backyard. This satellite location is the newest addition to our offering of Islamic Center Juma’ locations. Check back every month for a new schedule of khateebs! As...

Open Mosque Day Festival

Open Mosque Day Festival

On Sunday, Oct. 29, the Islamic Center of Southern California opened it’s doors for our annual Open Mosque Day Festival. Energy was buzzing hours before guests began arriving as volunteers and organizers met early Sunday morning to discuss the setup and day’s plans. This year, the ICSC Interfaith Council decided to take a somewhat new approach on this...

Annual Summer Picnic in the Park

Annual Summer Picnic in the Park

Our annual summer picnic at Griffith Park brought together nearly a hundred community members for a fun day of sunshine with family and friends! Guests enjoyed delicious burgers and hot dogs (all halal!) prepared by our Social Services committee while catching up with familiar faces – it was a relaxing afternoon of both community and fun....

Ashura: Lessons from the Exodus & Community Iftar

Ashura: Lessons from the Exodus & Community Iftar

“The Prophet (PBUH) was asked about fasting on Ashura (the 10th of Muharram), he said: “it expiates the previous year (for sins).” (Sahih Muslim) After a long day of fasting on Saturday, Sep. 29, approximately 250 people gathered for a special program surrounding the Day of Ashura. The event lit up the spirits of those in...

Happy Hijri New Year (1439)

Happy Hijri New Year (1439)

The Islamic Center of Southern California wishes you and your loved ones a Happy Hijri New Year (1439). As we embark on the journeys of a new year, we extend heartfelt gratitude for the blessings and mercies of what lies ahead, insha’Allah. May our hearts be filled through love and service to others and our spirits...

Eid Mubarak and Prayer Announcement

Eid Mubarak and Prayer Announcement

Eid Mubarak (insha’Allah) to you and your family! It is with great pleasure that we announce Eid al-Adha will be on Friday, September 1 at the Pasadena Convention Center. A detailed flyer can be found below.   Eid Prayers: Date: Friday, September 1, 2017 Location: Pasadena Convention Center (300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101) (Directions) 1st Service: Takbeer at...