Category: From our Muslim chaplain

From our Muslim Chaplain

On this Friday, what is my last day of the 2020 Academic year – I feel like my goodbyes have not been properly made with final year students. The pandemic saw to it that we left many things…

From our Muslim Chaplain archive #7

Dearest friends and colleagues, As we move closer towards the end of Ramadan 2020 we must acknowledge that the last four weeks has been challenging with whole new way of life; in Lockdown, without extended family and for…

From our Muslim chaplain archive #6

Dearest friends and colleagues, As we move closer towards the end of Ramadan 2020 we must acknowledge that the last four weeks has been challenging with whole new way of life; in Lockdown, without extended family and for…

From our Muslim chaplain archive #5

So what is it like this Ramadan in the trials of Covid-19 While your family and friends are locked behind a glass screen Computer screens and mobile phones, On devices with Zoom and Skype it seems Mosques are…

From our Muslim chaplain archive #4

“O you who have believed, persevere and endure and remain stationed and fear Allah that you may be successful.” [Al Qur’an 3:200] Patience is an essential attribute of a believer. However, in today’s age, most only “persevere” and…

From our Muslim chaplain archive #3

Dear students and staff alike,  During this period of instability, just remember, you’re no less valuable as a human being just because you can’t get to work, get to classes and meet each other face to face at the…

From our Muslim chaplain archive #2

As I sit at home trying to work with distractions from my youngest daughter coming in and out of my ‘home office’ I try to work out where we are and what is happening in the world today….

From our Muslim chaplain – archive #1

My Dear Brothers and sisters, I want to start by stating that we have all been receiving, and to some extent sending messages that may or may not have been helpful to others. It is big news locally,…

From our Muslim Chaplain

I am reposting the reflections which Atique has sent for the last few weeks. Instead of pages which are changed each time, they will now be posts which will remain on the blog (but still hopefully shown in…