Islamic Observances

We celebrate with our Islamic sisters and brothers.

Hajj by Bilal Randeree / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca.The word Hajj means “to intend a journey” which speaks not only to the pilgrim’s journey but also to the Pilgrim’s intention and will.The Hajj re-enacts the farewell pilgrimage of the Prophet Muhammad. Pilgrims pray for forgiveness and mercy....
Ramadan Karim by Emuishere Peliculas / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


The holiest month in the Islamic calendar is Ramadan. The time of Ramadan is determined by the sighting of a new moon. Ramadan remembers the month when Allah revealed the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. In 2018, Ramadan is celebrated from May 15th to June 14th. During that time, the...