Qari Anas Daghameen talk

My dear brothers and sisters, I began working at Masjid al-Noor on October 1st, 2014, and it was the most difficult decision I have ever made in my life. I had to move my work, change my friends, and move my house. It was not the easiest process; however, by the will of Allah swt, […]

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Fundraiser

As our construction continues, hosting a fundraiser was pivotal to our goals of praying tarawih in our new mosque. We were tremendously blessed to raise over $260,000+! The event was successful with the blessings of Allah, and our sincerest thanks are due to the youth, weekend school, board, and every other volunteer that helped during […]

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Love Struck

What an amazing program put on and hosted by our youth! Shaykh Jamaal Diwan’s talk on the importance of love in Islam really helped put love in perspective. Starting off, Sh. Jamaal discussed the most important love, the love of Allah and His Messenger. After that he discussed the proper methods of interaction between genders. […]

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The Meaning of True Faith (iman)

By Dr. Fatima Arafa Ph.D. Islamic Studies What is faith? Faith is not merely words you say, nor wishes you make. While wishful thinking may make you feel at ease, in and of itself it is not rewarded. There are some who want to strengthen Islam with wishes, and make themselves feel content with words […]

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Love for the Messenger

By Dr. Fatima Arafa (Ph.D. in Islamic Studies) The strength of love for the Prophet (peace be upon him) is directly connected to the Muslim’s faith: when one’s faith increases, one’s love for the Prophet increases. Loving the Messenger is an act of obedience to Allah and a means of coming closer to Him. Loving […]

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Being Intentional

Greatness doesn’t happen accidentally.  You don’t “accidentally” save $20,000 for hajj.  You don’t “accidentally” have a 4.0 GPA  You don’t “accidentally” become a millionaire. These are all things you have to intend to do, and follow through with a game plan that can help you accomplish these goals. The Messenger of God […]

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“So that you may know one another…”

By: Zuhair Shaath O Mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, so that you may know one another. Surely, the most honorable of you in the sight of Allah is the one who has Taqwa. Indeed, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware. (49:13) The purpose of […]

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Defining our community

com·mu·ni·ty noun 1. A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. a. “Rhode Island’s Japanese community.” 2. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. a. “The sense of community that organized religion can provide.” When we look through […]

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