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‘We invite all people’ | San Antonio Ramadan iftars return

The Muslim Children Education and Civic Center is internet hosting every day iftars so everybody can break their quick collectively. Non-Muslims also can take part.

SAN ANTONIO — For the primary time because the pandemic, a whole lot of San Antonians are gathering to have fun Ramadan in mosques. The Muslim Children Education and Civic Center is internet hosting every day iftars, or meals, after night prayer so everybody can break their quick collectively.

And the iftar isn’t just for Muslims, the MCECC mentioned.

“For every non-muslim who fasts with us – and fasts all day just like us, with us, no eating or drinking not even water, and breaks fast with us – we will donate $100 in their name to a local non-profit. This year we’re sponsoring the Battered Women’s Shelter,” Sakib Shaikh of the MCECC mentioned.

Shaikh mentioned round 400 to 500 folks take part within the nightly iftars. They’re additionally internet hosting smaller dinners virtually each Friday at their location on town’s northwest facet close to I-10 and south of Loop 1604. The handle is 5281 Casa Bella.

It’s that point once more, and we will’t wait! InshaAllah
#Fastathon2022

Posted by Muslim Children Education and Civic Center (MCECC) on Thursday, March 31, 2022

Ramadan is a holy and non secular month for the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims. During the month-long occasion, Ramadan fasting includes stopping consuming, consuming and sexual activity from daybreak to sundown. Practitioners can interact in all these acts as soon as fasting is damaged and restart fasting the following daybreak. 

It ends on May 2. It is then adopted by the three-day celebration of Eid.

Ramadan fasting is without doubt one of the most noticed of all of the pillars of Islam, with 70-80% of Muslims practising it. It is compulsory for all Muslims, women and men, from the age of puberty. Parents encourage their kids to quick for half a day from the age of 10 to situation them to fasting.

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