Eid Al-Adha and Prayer Guidelines

Asalaam Alaykum,

The IAOS-Moose Jaw Board would like to inform all brothers and sisters that Eid Al-Adha will be on Tuesday, July 20th 2021. There are will be two groups of prayer times :

Group 1: 7:45 am – 8:00 am

Group 2: 8:15 am – 8:30 am

Eid and Jumaah Prayer Guidelines for the safety of the community against continuing Covid-19 Infection:

The IAOS-Moose Jaw’s Board decided to continue with the following guidelines to protect the Muslim community against Covid-19 virus variants infection.

  1. Wearing MASK will be mandatory for all Eid and Jummah Prayers
  2. The main prayers halls ( for both brothers and sisters) will be shoulder-to-shoulder prayer, with no social distance, but MASK is mandatory.
  3. The basement will be reserved for brothers who are taking extra precautions. Social distance and MASk wearing will be mandatory in the basement.
  4. Everyone will be checked for body temperature. If your body temperature is 6 oC or above you will be asked to go home as this is the fever temperature.
  5. Bringing Prayer mats is optional, but is highly recommended
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EID AL-ADHA 1439 (2018)

Eid Al-Adha celebration will be at the same time as Hajj in Saudia. It is confirmed that it will be on Tuesday 21 Aug. 2018. Eid Al-Adha prayer will be at our new Masjid at 73 Lancaster Rd. Prayer time will be exactly at 8:00 am. Please come at 7:30 am for Takbeer Eid.


Qurbani (udhiya / udhiyah / udhia / qurban) is a sacrifice that is offered at the time of Eid al-Adha to show gratitude towards Allah  and to provide for the poor and needy. The Prophet Muhammad  was once asked by his Companions: “O Prophet of Allah! What is this qurbani?” He replied, “It is the Sunnah of your father Ibrahim SWT.” (Hadith – Ibn Majah)

Allah  says in the Qur’an: “It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah; it is your piety that reaches Him.” (Qur’an 22:37) 

Qurbani has been performed from the time of Ibrahim  and commemorates also Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son, who was replaced by an animal at the time of sacrifice.

(reference: http://www.islamicity.org/mosque/hajj/adha/)


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Eid Al-Adha Celebration in Pictures

On Sunday, September 3rd, the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw, organized a potluck supper to celebrate Eid Al-Adha.



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