MUSLIM COMMUNITY TO HOST OPEN-DOORS IN MONTREAL MOSQUES: THE PUBLIC IS INVITEDMay 27, 2008
Montreal, Quebec, May 27th, 2008- 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 mutual understanding and respect."
Please find attached a detailed list of all mosques participating in the Open Doors. 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 DOORS
WHEN: Saturday May 31st and Sunday June 1st, 2007, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm.
Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM)
Tel: (514) 748-8427
The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) is an umbrella organization representing a number of Islamic institutions in the Montreal region. There are over 175,000 Muslims in Montreal, about 825,000 in Canada and 1.5 billion worldwide.