Ramadan Timetable and Flyer

With Ramadan just around the corner, IECOC is pleased to present this year’s timetable and flyer, available in PDF by clicking here, or entering the following address into your browser: http://iecoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Ramadan2017.pdf A simple image version of the timetable can also be accessed here. Contained in the flyer is the IECOC program information, prayer times, and…

New Book Release: “An American Preacher: Nuances of Islam in the West”

We are pleased to announce the release of Dr. Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini’s new book, An American Preacher: Nuances of Islam in the West. In this new publication, Dr. Qazwini draws on his wisdom from experiences from over three decades to provide insight into the various challenges and opportunities that Muslims face in presenting their faith….

This Saturday: Celebrating the Birth of Imam Mahdi (as)

Join the IECOC on Saturday, May 13th, in celebrating the birth of the 12th Imam of Ahlulbayt, Imam Muhammad al-Mahdi (as). Imam al-Mahdi was born on the 15th of Sha’ban, 255 AH/869 CE in Samarra, Iraq. The only son of Imam Hassan al-Askari (as), it is believed that He went into occultation to reappear before…

IECOC Gifts Plaque to His Eminence Sayed Jawad al-Shahrestani

On behalf of the IECOC, Dr. Qazwini gifted a Plaque of Appreciation to His Excellency, Sayed Jawad al-Shahrestani, the general representative of Grand Ayatollah Sistani for his sincere efforts in supporting the cause and teachings of the Ahlulbayt in communities worldwide and specifically in North America.

IECOC Youth Hold Successful ‘First Fridays’ Event

On Friday, April 7th, the IECOC youth group held their First Fridays event, with guest speaker Farheen Rizvi. The presentation was followed by food, games, and other activities. For more information on IECOC youth activities, please follow the Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/iecocyouth

The Birth of Lady Fatima Al-Zahra (as) Celebrated at the IECOC

On Saturday, March 18th, the IECOC celebrated the anniversary of the birth of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (as). The program was a success and included an all-female presentation of the program. We would like to thank all those who participated in our program, including our guest speakers Sister Alison Gokal and Sister Hanna Chandoo.

Dr. Qazwini Attends International Conference in Iraq

On Friday, March 17th, Dr. Qazwini participated in an international conference held in Najaf, Iraq on the revival of thought, methodology, and delivery of preaching and presentation of Islamic teachings. Dr. Qazwini spoke about the challenges facing this platform today.

IECOC Youth First Friday Event Coming Up!

Mark your calendars for the monthly First Fridays event conducted by and for our youth group. The program will be held on Friday, April 7th, starting at 6:30 pm. On Saturday, March 25th, the IECOC youth organized a hike at Top of the World trail in Laguna Beach, CA. Stay tuned for more weekend activities…