June 14, 2018

Pastoral Care hosts celebration of Eid ul-fitr tomorrow

Vanderbilt University Department of Pastoral Care will offer a celebration of Eid ul-fitr at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 15, in the Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Chapel. This service will be led by Imam Ossama Bahloul, Resident Scholar of the Islamic Worship Center of Nashville. It will include a brief prayer and sermon, and there will be a reception to follow. 

Patients family, and staff are welcome to attend.

Eid ul-Fitr is the Muslim ceremonial holiday marking the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting in honor of receiving the Quran. It is celebrated with giving gifts and feasting.

For more information, contact Pastoral Care at 615-343-3535.