The Mosque Of Aylmer Association
The Mosque of Aylmer Association is a charitbale religious organism (charity registration number: 829602002RR0001). Its mandate is to serve the religious needs of the Muslim community in Aylmer and in the rest of the Gatineau region.
The main purposes of the Mosque of Aylmer Association are the following:
Establish, Maintain and Support a House of Worship:
In the Mosque of Aylmer’s facility located at 21 Park Street, Aylmer, J9H 4J6, the association manages a number of religious activities that include five daily prayers, Friday prayers, Eid prayers, and full Ramadan program including Taraweeh (evening prayers), Sermons, Iftars (post-sunset meals), Suhurs (pre-dawn meals), Tahajud (pre-dawn prayers), and Itikaf (staying in the Mosque during the last 10 days of Ramadan).
Preach and Advance the Teachings of the Islamic Faith:
The association holds many conferences and fellowship meetings (Halaqas) to advance the teachings of Islam. The association also celebrates a number of Islamic holy days including Eid Al-Adha (the end of Hajj Pilgrimage), Eid Al-Fitr (the end of Ramadan), Mawlid Annabwi (the birthday of Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings Upon Him), Arafa (the great day of Hajj pligrimage) and the day of Hijra (the migration of the Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings Upon Him from Mecca to madina).
Establish and maintain programs of religious and language instructions for children, youths and adults:
Through its school named AL-IHSANE School, the association maintains multiple programs focusing on learning Quran (memorization and reciting rules), Arabic language, and Islamic sciences including Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence), Aqidah (Islamic Faith), Sira (biography of Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings Upon Him), and Hadith (words of Prophet Muhammad Peace and Blessings Upon Him). These programs are available for men, women youths and children.
STATEMENT OF FAITH
The Mosque of Aylmer Association is a Sunni Muslim Organization. Our religion is (sunni) Islam. We believe in one true God and our major sources of guidance and jurisprudence are the Quran and the authentic sunnah (prophetic teachings) of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Upon Him).