Sunday, June 29, 2014 to Sunday, July 27, 2014

Ramadan Program will commence daily throughout the Blessed month of Ramadan at 7:30 PM. The schedule for the daily program is as follows:

  • 7.30 PM   Recitation of Dua al-Iftitah
  • 7.45 PM   Commentary on Dua al-Iftitah by: Maulana Faezi
  • 8.35 PM   Announcements followed by Maghrib prayers
  • 8.50 PM   Iftar dinner
  • 9.35 PM   Isha prayer

All brothers and sisters are requested to participate in programs on time

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:00am to Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 8:30pm

Baitul Ilm will be hosting a three-day i'tikaf program. During i'tikaf, the worshiper devotes his or her time to worship and does not leave the masjid premises. This year's i'tikaf will be held before Sahuur on Friday, Ramadan 27(July 25) to sunset on Sunday, Ramadan 29 (July 27).  Please take a look at the attached booklet for more information on i'tikaf. If you would like to participate, please send an e-mail to Jawad Hussain at or call at 630-890-6264 in order to register and confirm participation.

Click here to download the i'tikaf booklet


Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:30pm to Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:30am

Baitul Ilm North - Downstairs Banquet Hall

Round Table Discussion about issues concerning young, Muslim Women over a selection of tea and snacks.  

This event is for sisters between the ages of 16 to 29.  Will begin after regular Ramadan programming at Bait-ul Ilm.

Register: 2014 Girls Afterhours Tea House and Discussion

Sunday, July 27, 2014

All throughout Ramadan at Iftar time – Baitul Ilm Ladies Banquet Hall

We are excited to have the little fasters program return for a third Ramadan.  We will chart each child’s progress, recite du’a and open fast as a group at iftar times.  Please see below for this year’s requirements. 

  • Participants must be between the ages of 5 and 9 yrs old.  
  • You must be registered by a parent or guardian to participate  
  • Registration can be done online at: or in person. (registration will close on the 7th of Ramadan)  
  • This program is to motivate children already interested in fasting.  It is not permissible to push or force a child to fast for this program.  The initiative must come from the child.  
  • Children must be present at iftar time to participate.  
  • We request that each family sign up for volunteer activities on an assigned day: table set up, table clean up, bringing iftar snacks for all the children. (sign up sheets will be available at the masjid).    
  • Parents must bring the child to the Little Fasters table and check them in.  Parents must also fix a dinner plate for their child and bring it to the table.  
  • A full day fast is from Fajr to Maghrib.  A half day fast is from Fajr to Dhuhr or from Dhuhr to Maghrib.    
  • Please wake your child for Suhoor and provide them with a healthful meal and plenty of fluids.  
  • If your child expresses that they are done fasting for the day, respect their decision, and let them know you are proud of them for trying.  
  • **Allergies – Parent’s are responsible to monitor food for any allergies**  
  • **Recommendation: It is also recommended that if your child does not prefer what is generally being served at the masjid for dinner that you pack a favorite food or meal for them to have after they have fasted.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Get your children involved in celebrating the end of Ramadan and the coming of Eid through this charitable event with Islamic Relief.  Take your children to purchase a brand new toy, and bring it to this workshop (unopened and unwrapped) to donate as Eid gifts for refugee and low income children in Chicago.  Children will take part in wrapping the gift and making an Eid card.  Little helpers will receive their own little goodies as "thanks" for their generous act.  


If you are planning on coming, please register: 

2014 Eid Workshop & Toy Drive

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Annual Ladies Eid Bazaar for your Eid shopping with latest designer wear, bangles, jewelry and much more on July 12, Ramadan 14, 2014

Venue: Baitul Ilm South 5 pm to 7 pm

To book a table contact Sr. Andleeb Naqvi @ 630-819-9584