Montreal, Quebec, September 19th, 2007- The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) extends a public invitation to the Montreal community to participate in a weekend long Mosques Open Doors, taking place at number of mosques in the Montreal area.
"Fostering peace and goodwill in the community is the collective responsibility of all citizens," said Salam Elmenyawi, president of MCM. "We hope this Open House weekend will be a means to open the channels of communication and build bridges of understanding and respect."
Please find attached a detailed list of all mosques participating in the Open House. Presentations will be set up at the mosques and volunteers will be on hand to answer visitor's questions. Free literature and refreshments at sunset will be available.
As the mosque is a religious institution, visitors are requested to dress modestly and remove their shoes when entering the prayer room.
WHAT:MOSQUE OPEN HOUSE
WHERE:NUMEROUS MONTREAL AREA MOSQUES: (List of the participating Mosques)
WHEN:Saturday September 22 and Sunday September 23, 2007, from 12:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM)
Tel: (514) 748-8427