This Saturday: Celebration of the Birth of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (as)

Mark your calendars for the celebration of the birth of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (as), the honorable daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), on Saturday March 18th at 7 PM. The program will include presentations by guest speakers, Sister Hannah Chandoo and Sister Alison Gokal, as well as other presentations by community members.

IECOC Hosts Visit From Costa Mesa P.D.

On Wednesday, March 18th, members of the Costa Mesa Police Department visited with select members of the community at the IECOC. The Police team was led by Officer Mario Garcia for the purpose of dialogue and to discuss matters of safety, cooperation, and collaboration. The program ended with a joint dinner.

Dr. Qazwini Visits Montadhar Peace School

On Wednesday, March 8th, Dr. Qazwini visited the Montadhar Peace School in Lake Forest, CA, which operates under the direction of Dr. Laila Shahrestani. The school currently is at full enrollment and is dedicated to creating a symbiotic relationship between academic learning and Islamic teaching.

Upcoming Celebration of the Birth of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (as)

Mark your calendars for the celebration of the birth of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (as), the honorable daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), on Saturday March 18th at 7 PM. The program will include presentations by guest speakers, Sister Hannah Chandoo and Sister Alison Gokal, as well as other presentations by community members.

University Students Discuss Nonviolence at the IECOC

On Thursday, February 23rd, a group of students from Chapman University visited the IECOC with their professor, Dr. Reverend Rafael Luévano, to discuss Islamic stances on nonviolence with Dr. Qazwini. We look forward to hosting them again in the spirit of education and understanding.

New Prayer Times Due to Daylight Savings

Due to the upcoming daylight savings time change, Friday Prayers will begin at 1 PM, starting on March 17th onwards. For the Thursday night programs, prayer will begin 15 minutes after sunset. Prayers will be preceded with Dua Kumayl by 30 minutes.

Religious Leaders Council Expresses Support for Immigrant Communities

On Wednesday, February 8th, the Religious Leaders Council of Orange County convened at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Tustin to explore what their communities can do to resolve the anticipated prejudice in light of the recent political and social issues which have unfolded in our nation. The council expressed their solidarity and support for immigrant…

IECOC Appreciate and Welcomes Support from the Community

In light of the recent events taking place across the nation, the IECOC has also been receiving much support from our neighbors in the Orange County community in the form of telephone calls and post cards, many which express happiness that Muslims have become an integral part of the community. We appreciate, welcome, and cherish…

Arabic Program Commemorating the Martyrdom of Lady Fatima (as)

On Saturday, February 18th, the IECOC will hold an Arabic program to commemorate the martyrdom of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (as), daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The theme of the program will highlight the importance of cohesion strengthening relationships within the family, as these are the issues which most affect our society today. The program…

Bishop of Orange Visits the IECOC

On Thursday, February 2nd, The Most Reverend Kevin Vann, Bishop of the Diocese of Orange visited Dr. Qazwini at the IECOC to show support and solidarity for the community. The Bishop offered his prayers for the safety of our nation at large. We appreciate, value, and cherish the relationship between the Muslim and Catholic communities…