Saturday May 27th: The First Day of Ramadan

The IECOC is pleased to announce that Saturday, May 27th will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan! Please join us at the Educational Center for our nightly programs. (More information here.) Also watch and share our special Ramadan video! May Allah (swt) bless you and your loved ones during this special…

Nightly Ramadan Program at the IECOC

The Islamic Educational Center of Orange County invites you and your families to join us in observing the blessed month of Ramadan. We will be holding our annual month of Ramadan programs every night at IECOC beginning on Saturday, May 27, and extending throughout the entire month. The programs will begin each night with Qur’an…

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: 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: