QUR'AN COVER TO COVER By Ustad Nouman Ali Khan

A flowing translation of the Qur'an with an emphasis on coherence and subtleties lost in translation. An effective way of getting introduced to the Qur'an through a guided study. The explanation is made simple to understand, yet deep in meaning.

This will be a class offered through the Bayyinah Institute online course. It will be held 1x/week for both men and women. You can choose to attend either, Tuesdays at 12:30p.m. or Thursdays at 6:30p.m., for about an hour. This class will be beneficial for new Muslims, as well as those with more Qur'anic knowledge.

Please contact Sister Natasha with any questions.
860-574-7926 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

9th Annual CAIR-CT Banquet

Please join us this Sunday, Dec. 22 for our 9th annual CAIR-CT banquet. The theme of our banquet this year is Faith in Freedom, which speaks to the resilience of our community and our commitment to ensure justice for all. Speakers will include:

Imam Siraj Wahhaj - Masjid At-Taqwa, NY
Norm Pattis - Civil Rights and Criminal Trial Attorney
Susan Campbell - Columnist the Hartford Courant
Hassan Shibly - Executive Director of CAIR Florida
Abdul-Rahmaan I. Muhammad - Poet/ Spoken Word


School Holiday

There is no Sunday School on Dec. 1, 2013.

Sharing Sisterhood

Sisters, please join us in the next installment of our Sharing Sisterhood series. It will be held on Saturday, November 23rd at 12:30 p.m.

Insha Allah. Umm Junaid Nur Moebius will be joining us from Middletown, CT to discuss abuse and the importance of sisterhood. There are flyers posted at the Masjid. Also, you can contact Sister Natasha with any questions at 860-574-7926 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Eid Al Adha Party 2013

Eid party will held on Sat 10/26/2013 at the Masjid from 3:00-6:00pm.

There will be a barbeque provided by the Masjid. Please bring your favorite dish/drink/desert

Moon walk and other games will be available.

Please do not forget to contribute toward covering the cost of the Eid party.

Eid Al-Adha 2013

Reminder: There is no Sunday School on Oct. 20 (Sunday after Eid).

Eid Al-Adha will be celebrated on Tue, Oct 15, 2013.

Eid prayer will be held at Washington Park, Groton (If it rains, then the prayer will be at the Masjid).

Takbeer will start at 7:00 AM and Salat Al-Eid will be at 8:00 AM.

If the Salat to be held at the Masjid, then there will be a second Salat at 8:45 AM due to space limitation.


Noontime Tea Party

Come out and join us for the October portion of our Sharing Sisterhood Series. We will learn about important sisters during the time of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW). We will discover the courage and sacrifice that it takes to keep our community and families strong in the times that we live in, Insha'Allah.

When: Tuesday, October, 29, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Where: ICNL (downstairs)

$5.00 donation requested to promote the program.


Sharing Sisterhood

The ICNL Sister’ Union will be kicking it’s Fall Fellowship Series with a workshop, Sharing Sisterhood, hosted by Sister Matiniah Yahya, of New Haven.

Each month, for 4 months, we will have a new speaker and topic to promote bonding and growth amongst our sisters. So come out ready to relax, laugh and love with each other, Insha’ Allah.

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PLEASE call or email Sister Natasha to RSVP by Friday, September 20th.

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 (after Zhuhar prayer)
Where: ICNL (Musallah)
Cost: $10.00 donation to support program ($15 at door)
Childcare: $3 is requested for childcare provider (please bring special toy for child)

Light refreshments included!

Sunday School Announcement

Sunday School Registration will be held on Sunday, Sept 08 from 10 am to 12 noon. Classes will officially start on Sunday, Sept 15, and all students will be tested at the beginning of the school year to determine the appropriate levels of study in Quran memorization, Islamic studies and Arabic. The registration form and curriculum are available online.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for any questions you may have.

Br. Mohamed Diagne
Principal of the Sunday School Program
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ICNL Eid Al Fitr Party 2013

The Eid Party will be held in the Masjid on Sunday Aug. 18th from 3pm - 5pm. There will be a Barbecue.

Sunday School Planning

ICNL Sunday School invites parents and teachers for a planning meeting and discussion next Friday, Aug. 23rd in the Masjid. The meeting will take place between Maghrib (after sunset) and Isha prayers.

Please come with any questions or input that you have.

Aqiqah Celebration

Join us on Sunday, Aug 25th at Asr time (around 5pm) to celebrate an Aqiqah with Eslam Mansour.

Eid Announcement

Eid Al-Fitr will be on Thu, Aug 08, 2013. Takbeer will start at 7:00 AM and Salat Al-Eid will be at 8:00 AM

Place: Washington Park, Groton (in case of rain, the prayer will be held at the Masjid)

Please, bring your favorite food and drink

Eid Party will be on Sun, Aug 18, 2013. Time and place to be announced later waiting confirmation

There will be an Eid Carnival for CT at the Lake Compounce on Sunday, Aug 11, 2013. To purchase your tickets, please go to www.mcct.us and select the link.

Sharing Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak!

We at ICNL wish you and your family a blessed Ramadan. May God accept all our fasting and prayers.

You are invited to attend the 2013 annual Sharing Ramadan Dinner on Sunday, July 21 at Connecticut College New London, CT at 6:45pm.

In the Spirit of the Month of Ramadan


Allaah The Almighty Says (what means): {Say, "Indeed, my Lord Extends provision for whom He Wills of His servants and Restricts [it] for him. But whatever thing you spend [in His Cause] - He Will Compensate it; and He Is The Best of Providears." [Quran 34: 39]

In the Qudsi Hadeeth, the Prophet narrated that Allaah The Almighty Said: “O son of Aadam! Spend and I Will Spend on you.” [Al-Bukhaari, Muslim and Ahmad]

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Ramadan 2013

The dates for the Month of Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr for the year 1434 AH are established based on ISNA as follows:
  • 1st of Ramadan will be on Tue, July 9, 2013
  •  Isha Prayer on Monday July 8, 2013 will start at 9:30 PM followed by Taraweeh prayer
  • Eid Al-Fitr (1st of Shawwal) will be on Thur Aug 8, 2013
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Let’s Talk About Stress

Understanding Stress and its Management

Location: ICNL
Time: Friday, June 21st  8:30pm-10:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Othman M. Mohammad, MD
Harvard Medical School

ICNL Summer Day Camp

ICNL is planning a summer day camp for children from age 4 and up, to keep our children together and continue Islamic teaching insha'Allah. We need to know what families are interested in attending and also if anyone wants to volunteer for part time or full time help.


ICNL School Graduation 2013


ICNL Sunday school will hold its graduation day on Sunday June 16. Program will start at 10 am.

Food will be provided and weather permitting, moon bounce will be setup for kids to enjoy the rest of the day, inshaAllah.

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ICNL Sunday School Field Trip

ICNL sunday school field trip on Sunday May 12 was a memorable one, alhamdolellah. With over 97 people joining the trip. Two buses were rented and the weather was very nice all day, alhamdolellah.

May Allah reward all those who helped make this trip a success.

Assalam Alaikom
Icnl Sunday School Principle

Janazah Prayer

إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون - ICNL just got the sad news that Br. Yunus Pothiawala (Husein Pothiawala's brother) has passed away today in Norwich.

The funeral will be held on Friday,  May 3 at ICNL. The Janazah prayer will be offered after the Jumua prayer (1:00 pm). Burial at Enfield Islamic cemetry will follow, inshaAllah.