Students attending Eid event

Eid

Eid is a sacred time of celebration and prayers in Islam. Muslims celebrate three Eids each year. See below for more information.

About Eid

  • Eid Mawlid an Nabi
  • Eid al Fitr
  • Hajj & Eid ad Duha
  • Eid Mawlid an Nabi

    (SalAllah o Alaeihei Wa Alehei Wassallam)

    This is the celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad peace be Upon. This takes place on the 12th day of Rabee ul Awwal Sharif (the third month) of Islamic calendar. St. Thomas celebrates this day by hosting a lecture on the lessons of peace, interfaith co-existence, and minority rights from the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad Peace be Upon Him.

    Eid al Fitr

    Eid al Fitr is the celebration of the successful submission to God during the holy month of Ramadan.  St. Thomas hosts an Eid Banquet to celebrate Eid al Fitr. The event is open to the entire St. Thomas community.

    Hajj & Eid ad Duha

    Hajj is a Muslim Pilgrimage at the end of the Islamic calendar. Hajj commemorates the memory of Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim), and his wife Lady Hagar (Hajira), and his son Prophet Ishmael (Ismail) and their submission to God. Successful completion of Hajj in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah is celebrated by all Muslims around the world as Eid ad Duha.

    Eid Mawlid an Nabi

    Eid Mawlid an Nabi

    (SalAllah o Alaeihei Wa Alehei Wassallam)

    This is the celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad peace be Upon. This takes place on the 12th day of Rabee ul Awwal Sharif (the third month) of Islamic calendar. St. Thomas celebrates this day by hosting a lecture on the lessons of peace, interfaith co-existence, and minority rights from the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad Peace be Upon Him.

    Eid al Fitr

    Eid al Fitr

    Eid al Fitr is the celebration of the successful submission to God during the holy month of Ramadan.  St. Thomas hosts an Eid Banquet to celebrate Eid al Fitr. The event is open to the entire St. Thomas community.

    Hajj & Eid ad Duha

    Hajj & Eid ad Duha

    Hajj is a Muslim Pilgrimage at the end of the Islamic calendar. Hajj commemorates the memory of Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim), and his wife Lady Hagar (Hajira), and his son Prophet Ishmael (Ismail) and their submission to God. Successful completion of Hajj in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah is celebrated by all Muslims around the world as Eid ad Duha.
    Artist creates henna tattoo

    Eid at St. Thomas

    Eid Banquet

    Henna, photo booth, games, prizes, and food. Please check back for a registration link and more details.

    Monday, May 1, 2023

    6-8 p.m.

    Woulfe Alumni Hall

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    Ministry Al Mawlid An Nabi Greeting Over Prayer

    SalAllah o Aleihei Wa Alehei Wasallam

    Al Mawlid an Nabi

    Al Mawlid an Nabi (SalAllah o Aleihei Wa Alehei Wasallam) is the day of the Birth of the last Prophet of God, Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him). According to Islamic calendar, this is the 12th day of the holy month of Rabee ul Awwal. Muslims at St. Thomas celebrate this holy day by hosting a lecture about the lessons of peace, interfaith co-existence, and minority rights from the sacred life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him).

    Subjected to the appearance of the moon, Eid Mawlid an Nabi (SalAllah o Aleihei Wa Alehei Wassallam) will be celebrated on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023.