Important Dates for Ramadan 1439 (2018)

Tuesday, May 15: First night of Taraweeh (20 rak’ahs) will start shortly after Isha prayer at 10:15 PM followed by the congregational salat-ul-witr.
Wednesday, May 16: First day of Ramadan (According to the Fiqh Council of North America)*
Friday, May 25: IONA Youth of Ummah Fundraising
Friday, June 1: IONA Budget Fundraising
Monday, June 4: I’tikaf (retreat) begins. Brothers intending to do I’tikaf during the last 10 nights of Ramadan need to register ahead of time. Please click HERE to register or call Br Ali at (586) 558-6900 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Sunday, June 10 (Ramadan 27th Night): IONA Expansion Fundraising
Sunday, June 10 (Ramadan 27th Night): Khatm al-Qur’an. A host of speakers and Imams are invited.
Friday, June 15 (Shawwal 1): Eid al-Fitr (According to the Fiqh Council of North America)*. We will organize two Eid prayers. First prayer will be at 8am and the second at 10am. Takbeerat start half an hour prior to the prayers.


Kindly, please note and observe the following during Ramadan:

  1. Zakatul-Fitr (Fitra) is $10 per person. MUST be paid before Eid day.
  2. Islamic organizations will be raising funds on Saturdays and Sundays. Presenters will have 10 minutes after Isha prayer to talk about their project(s) and raise funds.
  3. Please refrain from bringing water bottles to the prayer areas. Adequate water will be provided in designated areas in addition to the drinking fountains available near the wudu’ areas of both the sisters and the brothers.
  4. Please DO NOT bring any type of food or drink to the masjid at any time. IONA has arranged for Iftar dinners on Fridays and Saturdays. On weekdays, however, IONA is pleased to provide dates and water to break the fast prior to praying Maghrib.
  5. Parents are responsible to keep their children quiet at all times
  6. Please park ONLY in the designated areas. We will be, in sha Allah, enforcing strict parking and illegally parked cars will be towed away at owner’s expense.
  7. Please place your shoes on the shoe racks. Absolutely no shoes in the foyer area by the social hall and men’s entrances. Shoes left on the floor will be placed in a lost & found box.

For more information on Ramadan please visit www.ionamasjid.org
Thank you in advance for your continued support and cooperation.
Have a blessed Ramadan and Eid! 
You may always call us at 586-558-6900 if you have any questions.

 
*IONA follows the Fiqh Council of North America for determining Ramadan and Eid dates.