The ICTP holds Friday prayers physically which will also be streamed via Google Meet starting at 1:30PM (1:15pm in Winter). To view the khutbah enter the following URL: https://hangouts.google.com/group/78BU8yRo1FFCRhJj8 to view the group chat and then click on the Google Meet link provided in the chat.
Members can also log into the following online sermons from Minneapolis mosques to listen to their khutbah and to pray Zuhr afterwards at home:
Masjid an-Nur https://www.facebook.com/manmpls/ (Starts at 1pm)
MAS Minnesota http://www.masmn.org/webinar (Arabic) (Starts at 1:00pm)
Use the same URL as Friday prayers to access the halaqa: https://hangouts.google.com/group/78BU8yRo1FFCRhJj8
Eid Prayer at Mesjid plans
InshaAllah Eid prayers wll be held at the Mesjid with Takbiraat at 8:45am and Prayer starting at 9am. There will also be a Zoom session and link set up (see email for the Zoom invitation). Please follow the precautions stated below and the following additional precautions:
1. Please make wudhu at your homes before coming to the Mesjid. Use of the bathroom at the Mesjid is strongly discouraged to prevent infection via touch and plume.
2. After the prayer and khutbah, inshaAllah we will hold a socially distanced gathering in the dining hall for a brief time. Bring your own food and drink to eat with your family. DO NOT SHARE FOOD, plates or utensils.
3. Sit in the dining hall spaced at least 6 feet away from other families or members. Masks are mandatory at all times except when eating.
4. Do not hug, shake hands or touch anyone else. Substitute by placing your hands over your heart as a sign of respect.
5. If more than 20 people are present in the prayer hall, you will be asked to pray in the dining hall downstairs. Everyone must bring your own prayer mat and Quran.
Following the Governor’s executive order to allow religious places of worship to partially open, the ICTP Mosque will be partially open starting Friday, June 19th.
Please remember that this decision is based on finding the right balance between the need to keep everyone safe and physically healthy and at the same time, the need to maintain our spiritual,
emotional and social health. The ICTP has placed as best we can, the following precautionary measures to ensure that our visitors are kept safe.
1. High traffic areas such as the mimbar and instruments such as the microphone will be frequently disinfected
2. Occupancy will be limited to 25% or 30 people at any one time
3. Hand sanitizers are placed in the building
4. Prayer times and services will be minimized
5. When in the building, doors and windows will be opened to encourage fresh air to flow inside
If you decide to visit the mosque, you will do so at your own risk. In order to ensure everyone’s safety, you are required to follow these rules.
1. Everyone will be required to wear face masks when on ICTP property including the parking lot
2. Everyone must bring their own personal prayer rug
3. The following groups of people are NOT allowed on ICTP property:
- Children younger than 10 years
- Adults with pre-existing conditions such asthma, other respiratory ailments, immunocompromised ailments, heart conditions, obesity and diabetes
- People 65 or older
4. The sharing of items like the Quran, prayer books, prayer rugs are prohibited.
5. Sharing of plates and similar items are prohibited
6. Prayer lines should be arranged to allow for 6 feet of space between people
7. Use of the Mesjid bathroom is discouraged. Make your wudhu at home before coming to the Mesjid.
If you do not follow any of these rules, you may be asked to leave the property
May Allah lift these challenges from us. Ameen.
Most Muslim countries DID NOT SIGHT THE MOON so Ramadan will be 30 days and Eid will be celebrated inshaAllah Sunday, May 24, 2020.
Eid prayers will start at 9:00am, takbiraat at 8:30am virtually on Google Hangout. Join with your family and friends online using this link:
Ramadan inshaAllah will begin this Thursday evening, April 23. That means the first day of fasting will be Friday, April 24 following the ISNA fatwa using astronomical calculations. InshaAllah ICTP will stream teraweeh at 9:45pm every night from various homes. Brothers and sisters are invited to pray with their families at the same time as the prayer reading. A brief reminder will be given during the teraweeh session.
To join the teraweeh and prayer session online click on https://hangouts.google.com/gr
There are some ICTP members who are in need of financial help. We will be collecting donations to help them. One family in Duluth is in need of help so please donate generously. Another just moved in from Uzbekistan and desperately needs support until he gets on his feet.
فَاتَّقُوا النَّارَ وَلَوْ بِشِقِّ تَمْرَةٍ (رواه مسلم)
“And save yourselves from the hell fire even if it be with a part of a date.”
Mail your checks to the Masjid at 145 West Winona St, Duluth MN 55803 or deposit the check or cash in an envelope into the mail slot on the door of the Masjid and we will collect those donations regularly. The same process will apply for Zakat Mal and Zakat Fitr payments. You can also contact the Board Members or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to donate directly using your bank account.
If anyone is in need of help during this COVID-19 pandemic, please do not hesitate to reach out to any of the ICTP Board members (TEXT the Mosque phone number: (218) 461-8198 or email email@example.com. If anyone is going to Minneapolis to buy halal meat or any supplies please purchase extra and store them in the Mesjid fridge and freezer for others who may be in need of those supplies. The SuperOne store in Kenwood also sells halal beef and chicken.
The Shawal moon was sighted in Saudi Arabia in the Tumair region on June 3, 2019
Eid prayers will start at 9:00am, takbiraat at 8:30am at the Mesjid, 145, West Winona, Duluth, MN 55803
Bring your family and friends for prayers, Eid Khutbah and share a meal at the mesjid
Launchgood.com has collected as of March 28, 12:00pm, USD$2.6 million to help the families of the victims of the terrorist attack. The fundraising will close on March 30th, so if you haven't donated go to:
As soon as possible
Around 20 people visited the Mosque on Friday on Winona St to show their support for the Muslim community in Duluth. We thank you for your kindness and show of support. There's no city like Duluth for Muslims.
We the Muslims in Duluth and the Islamic Center of Twin Ports stand with their Muslim brothers and sisters who were viciously attacked in New Zealand and we stand with all people who are victims of senseless hate and violence. We urge our Muslim brothers and sisters to be patient in facing this tragedy and to work even harder to earn the pleasure of God. There is great wisdom behind everything and we rely on God's Mercy.
Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Friday, June 15, 2018
Eid prayers will start at 9am, takbiraat at 8:30am at the Mesjid, 145, West Winona, Duluth, MN 55803
Bring your family and friends for prayers, Eid Khutbah and breakfast at the mesjid
Jumaat prayers is optional but will be held also at the regular time of 1:30pm
The Fiqh Council of North America announced the first day of Ramadan for Wed, May 15, 2018, and Eid to be on Friday, June 15th based on astronomical calculations. To see more information check out http://www.fiqhcouncil.org/node/85
For those sighting the moon, please refer to https://www.moonsighting.com/1439rmd.html for latest news
Iftar (Breaking fast) that are sponsored are list below. If you wish to sponsor the iftar, please contact Br. Mir (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, May 19: OPEN - Potluck
Saturday, May 26: Brother Imtiaz/Sister Arshia family/Taking Heart Program (Council of Churches)
Friday, June 1: Mir and Siraj Family
Saturday, June 2, 2018: Sister Meg Sarazine
Sunday, June 3, 2018: Sister Evia/Bro Koos and family.
Friday, June 8: (Last Friday of the Month of Ramadan) OPEN - Potluck
Saturday, June 9, 2018: Brother Nik’s family.
Sunday, June 10, 2018: OPEN - Potluck