Muslim Council of Montreal to hold Montreal wide Mosque Open Doors

October 3, 2012

Montreal, Quebec, October 3rd, 2012- The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) extends an open invitation to the Montreal community to partake in its city wide Mosque Open Doors event, taking place at number of mosques in the Montreal area on Sunday October 7th, 2012.

“The Open Doors event is a unique opportunity for members of different religious and cultural groups in Montreal to come together,” said Salam Elmenyawi, president of MCM. “Together we can build bridges of social cohesion in our communities, embracing and promoting feelings of respect, understanding, peace and goodwill.”

Visitors will be given a tour of the mosque, as well as be able to view presentations and displays on various topics. Volunteers will be on hand to answer visitor’s questions. Free literature and refreshments will be available. Please visit the link below to see a full list of all the Montreal mosques participating in this event.

WHAT:          Mosque Open Doors event

WHERE:       Various Montreal area mosques and Islamic centers

WHEN:          October 7th, 2012, from 12pm to 5pm

As the mosque is a religious institution, visitors are requested to dress modestly and remove their shoes when entering the prayer room.




Salam Elmenyawi

Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM)

Ph.: (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 300,000 Muslims in Montreal, about 1,250,000 in Canada and 1.9 billion worldwide.