Eid Al-Adha 1442 AH (2021)

Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters, Assalamu Alikum,

It’s with great pleasure that The Northern Muslim Association (NMA) announces that; the 10th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1442 AH (Eid Al-Adha) meets Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
The Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid on 468 Antwerp, Iqama at 7:30 AM on Tuesday.

NMA wishes Eid Mubarak to all our brothers and sisters while asking Allah (swt) to keep us on the right path and accept from you and us our sacrifices and good deeds, Ameen.

Please Note that at this unprecedented time, in order to accommodate more people, all three Masjids in Sudbury have coordinated prayer timings through a joint effort as mentioned below:


1. ICONO Masjid (South End), 1534 Pioneer Rd, Sudbury, ON P3G 1A8 Prayer Time: 7:30 AM
2. NMA Masjid (Downtown), 468 Antwerp Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 4N1. Prayer Time: 7:30 AM
3. Islamic Association of Sudbury, 755 Churchill Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 4A1Prayer Time: 9:00 AM

Eid Mubarak Wa Assalamu Alaikum


June 11, 2021 – COVID-19 Announcement

Dear Brothers and Sisters

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh

Based on the most recent announcements by Government of Ontario, the Northern Muslim Association (NMA) is pleased to announce that beginning Friday, June 11 our Masjid will allow congregants up to permitted 15% of the Maximum capacity – At this stage, the maximum allowed indoor capacity at our Masjid will be 42 persons.

This announcement is part of Step 1 of the ‘Roadmap to Reopen’ the Ontario Government is implementing to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures. We encourage our community members to keep following all the guidelines of the public health officials to help decrease community transmission.

Note: more announcements to come as we continue to move in right direction into the next step of reopening

Stay safe

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh.


Eid Al-Fiter 1442 AH (2021 Gregorian)

Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters, Assalamu Alikum, The Northern Muslim Association (NMA) is Pleased to announce that; the 1st of Shawwal 1442 AH (Eid Al-Fitr) will be on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

For those who have already registered their names, Eid Al-Fiter prayers schedule will be as follows:

The first Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid starting at 7:00 AM SHARP

The Second Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid starting at 8:00 AM SHARP

the third Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid starting at 9:00 AM SHARP

NMA wishes Eid Mubarak to all our brothers and sisters, While asking Allah (swt) to keep us on the right path, and accept our fasting and prayers, Ameen. Wa Assalamu Alaikum


May 10, 2021 – COVID-19 Announcement

Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters, Assalamu Alikum,

Based on the ongoing Covid-19 “Stay-at-Home-Order” restrictions limiting the capacity of religious services to 10 people indoors or outdoors.

The Northern Muslim Association (NMA) is informing our brothers and sisters that our Masjid will be holding three (3) Eid Al-Fiter prayers to accommodate the maximum number of worshipers.  

Eid Day (Subject to moon sighting)

The first Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid starting at 7:00 AM SHARP

The Second Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid starting at 8:00 AM SHARP

the third Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid starting at 9:00 AM SHARP

Notes:

  1. All brothers wanting to attend one of these prayers MUST register their names in advance on the list posted at the Masjid.
  2. Attendees Must be 18 years or older
  3. On the Eid Day please DO NOT arrive sooner than your scheduled time slot.
  4. Pease leave the Masjid immediately in an orderly way after the Kotba so the next group can enter.
  5. Absolutely no gatherings are allowed on the masjid property.
  6. Come prepared with wudu, bring your own prayer mat, keep your mask on, practice social distancing at all times and follow all COVID-19 Protocols and be considerate of others.
  7. If you are not feeling well please pray at home with your family.

NMA wishes Eid Mubarak to all our brothers and sisters, While asking Allah (swt) to keep us on the right path, and accept our fasting and prayers, Ameen.
Wa Assalamu Alaikum


Zakat-ul Fitr

Alsalam Alaykoum Brothers and Sisters,

Please note that Zakat-ul Fitr is estimated at $10 per person this year. You are encouraged to pay it at your earliest convenience before May 7th to allow for it to reach the rightful recipients on time.
A dedicated collection box was installed at the masjid for this purpose.

Jazakumullahu Khairan

Zakat Committee


April 23, 2021 – COVID-19 UPDATE

Dear Brothers and Sisters

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh

First we would like to extend our apology to al members of our community for any confusion that maybe caused by the lack of communication regarding the program to arrange congregants for prayers at NMA Masjid due to recent lockdown measures.

We are reaching to you again to let you know that we will continue to use both the main Masjid hall (main level) AND the lower space to perform prayers. Attendance will be on basis of first come. Please use front door to enter the main level and back door to enter the lower level. Signs are posted at masjid entrances to direct congregants.

– All prayers including Jummah and Taraweeh prayers will be performed at the Masjid with consideration to the NEW limited capacity of 10 congregants at all times.

Main hall (9 congregants plus Imam) and Lower hall (10 congregants) per prayer.

– Jummah prayers will be performed on Friday (1:30 PM; 2:00 PM and 2:30 PM).

– There will be two Taraweeh prayers (10:00 PM and 10:45 PM) including Ishaa prayer. Note: start time will change by 15-minute interval in the coming weeks.

– IFTAR will continue at masjid with consideration to same capacity limit noted above for each level and strict adherence to social distancing please.

Please note that the Masjid doors will be locked (signed will be posted) once we reached the limited capacity. Anyone that arrives after will not be allowed to enter. Follow posted signs for more instructions.

1) stay in your car until first group leave masjid and then you are allowed to enter masjid for the next prayer.

2) leave immediately after Fard prayer. Sunnah and Nafl prayers are to be performed at home. No social gatherings are permitted inside and outside please.

3) please follow blue markings on the floor to maintain social distancing when praying.

Stay safe

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh.

NMA Management


April 19, 2021 – COVID-19 Announcement

Dear Brothers and Sisters

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh

Based on the most recent announcements by Government of Ontario, the government is limiting the capacity of religious services to 10 people indoors or outdoors. This new restriction will commence 12:01 AM Monday April 19, 2021 and will continue until is lifted by the government. We encourage our community members to follow the guidelines of public health officials to stay at home to decrease community transmission.

We will continue to ONLY use main masjid hall (main level) until approval is granted by Sudbury Health Unit to use lower space. Currently, space will be limited to only 10 spots for individuals (including Imam) per prayer. More update to follow.

  1. All prayers including Jummah and Taraweeh prayers will be performed at masjid with consideration to NEW limited capacity of 10 congregants at all time.
  2. Multiple Jummah prayers will be performed on Friday (1:30 PM; 2:00 PM and 2:30 PM) to accommodate as many people as needed. The Khutbah and prayer together should not exceed 25 minutes in order to allow the following congregation to enter masjid without cross traffic forming.
  3. There will be two Taraweeh prayers (10:00 PM and 10:45 PM) including Ishaa prayer.
  4. Iftar will be held daily after Maghrib with consideration to the limited capacity of 10 attendants at all time

IMPORTANT : Jummah and Taraweeh Prayers’ Registration

To ensure that we comply with the regulations, we are requesting all congregants to pre register for Jummah prayer (including Taraweeh prayers) using the link provided in the social media (WhatsApp). Please send name and phone number to info@nmasudbury.com to have you registered in the group.

Please note masjid front doors will be locked once we reached the limited capacity. Anyone that arrives after will not be allowed to enter.

1) Stay in your car until first group leave masjid and then you are allowed to enter masjid for the next prayer ONLY if you are registered at this time.

2) Leave immediately after Fard prayer. Sunnah and Nafl prayers are to be performed at home. No social gatherings are permitted.

Stay safe

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh.


Ramadan 1442 AH

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh. May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be with you.

The Northern Muslim Association is pleased to announce today Monday, April 12, 2021 will be the last day of Shaban 1442.  The first day of Ramadan this year is going to be Tuesday April 13, 2021 Insha Allah. Ramadan Mubarak to all of you, May Allah make fasting it easy for all of us.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions on gatherings at religious places in Ontario, the Taraweeh prayers will be performed daily at our masjid with consideration to limited capacity set by Sudbury Health Unit (i.e. 15% of the normal capacity – in our case, the maximum allowed indoor capacity at our masjid is 40 persons).  Please try to come early to be allowed inside. For your safety and the safety of others, please follow these simple tips:

  1. Come prepared with wudu, bring your own prayer mat, keep your mask on and practice social distancing at all times
  2. Please follow all COVID-19 Protocols and be considerate of others.
  3. If you are not feeling well please pray at home.

Please Note that at this unprecedented time, in order to accommodate more people, all three Masjids in Sudbury have coordinated Taraweeh prayer – see below.

  1. ICONO Masjid (South End), 1534 Pioneer Rd, Sudbury, ON P3G 1A8
  2. NMA Masjid (Downtown), 468 Antwerp Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 4N1.
  3. Islamic Association of Sudbury, 755 Churchill Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 4A1

May Allah bless and reward all Muslims.

Stay safe

Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakatuh.


Eid Al-Adha 1441 AH (2020)

Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters, Assalamu Alikum,

It’s with great pleasure that The Northern Muslim Association (NMA) announces that; the 10th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1441 AH (Eid Al-Adha) meets Friday, July 31st, 2020 Gregorian.

The Eid prayer will be held at the Masjid on 468 Antwerp, Iqama at 8:45 AM on Friday

Due to the on going COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions on gatherings at religious places in Ontario, there will be a limited number of individuals allowed in the building at once. Please try to come early in order to be allowed inside. For your safety and the safety of others, please follow these instructions:

  1. Bring your prayer matt
  2. Bring your face mask
  3. Make Wudu at home
  4. Practice social distancing at all times
  5. Keep safe and healthy
  6. No refreshments nor sweets will be served after Khutba

NMA wishes Eid Mubarak to all our brothers and sisters while asking Allah (swt) to keep us on the right path and accept from you and us our sacrifices and good deeds, Ameen.

Please Note that at this unprecedented time, in order to accommodate more people, all three Masjids in Sudbury have coordinated prayer timings through a joint effort as mentioned below:

1. ICONO Masjid (South End), 1534 Pioneer Rd, Sudbury, ON P3G 1A8 Prayer Time: 7:30 AM

2. NMA Masjid (Downtown), 468 Antwerp Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 4N1. Prayer Time: 8:15 AM

3. Islamic Association of Sudbury, 755 Churchill Ave, Sudbury, ON P3A 4A1Prayer Time: 9:00 AM


Wa Assalamu Alaikum


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