|About The Masjid|
The Masjid Makkah-al-Mukarramah, established in 1988. Located in West Island, Pierrefonds (Montreal) and serving its Muslim community, the Mosque is dedicated to meeting the spiritual, social and educational needs of Muslims in West Island in particular and Quebec in general, and committed to promoting better understanding of Islam to non-Muslims.
For any religious question please send your questions to masjid's Imam Sheikh Ismail Jogiyat, a Hafiz and Alim in islamic studies.
Islam is a religion for all times for the entire humanity. The message is its practice and application in all activities. It is not applied only in the places of worship or on certain days. In fact, it is to be practiced and exercised throughout our life time in all we do or think. The universality of its concepts must be spread, explained and propagated. All Muslims are duty-bound to propagate, exemplify and demonstrate the true spirit of Islam, leading to the development and growth of a healthy and happy society.
Masjid Makkah-al-Mukarramah has been deeply involved in the promotion and propagation of Islamic concepts and their regular practice through different methods, among which are the frequent visits made to the neighboring areas and the establishment of an Islamic educational Library. Special groups of Muslims tour and hold useful discussion on the doctrine of Islam and encourage other Muslims to participate in similar activities. An Islamic educational materials are available for those who wishes to use it to bring about an Islamic awareness.
It is important to state that the Masjid Makkah-al-Mukarramah supports and participates in the activities of any organization that works towards an Islamic awareness and propagation.
In view of the importance and need of knowledge and its practice in the daily life, Masjid Makkah-al-Mukarramah has made great efforts towards the learning of the holy Qur'an and its comprehensive understanding. Currently the program of instructions involves reading, memorizing and understanding the Holy Qur'an in accordance with the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). The history of Islam and its rapid expansion, along with its application and acceptance in varied cultures and environments throughout the globe, are specially emphasized. The purpose is to instill and strengthen the Islamic identity in all environments.
In order to equip children with sound knowledge of the fundamentals of Islam, regular classes are held from Friday to Monday every week. Concurrently, classes are also held separately for teenage girls where knowledgeable Muslim ladies impart instructions in the light of the Holy Prophet's Sunnah (PBUH).
The essential aspects of the study and understanding of the Holy Qur'an are conducted by a well qualified individuals. Translations to French and other languages are available if so needed.