Archdiocese of Bhopal extends Id- Ul - Fitr greetings to all the brothers and sisters of the Muslim Community. Archbishop Leo Cornelio said in his message, “Eid is an universal festival of brotherhood, bringing all the citizen as one family.
Let us unite ourselves in prayer that the obedience and self denial may become the source of divine fulfilment for all humanity.
He further said that Eid festival this year has not loosen its taste and flavour due to lock down situation but has enhanced the solidarity and oneness with corona victims which is the highest form of offering to the Almighty."
Fr Maria Stephen, the PRO said, "Since the beginning of history sacrifices and penances were symbols of man’s self offerings and obedience to God. While our Muslim brothers celebrate the feast of their month- long fast and has become an act of self denial to the lord.” For the Muslims, the Denials days are days of concentration on Allah and on the fellow Muslims.
Ramadan is the name of month in the Muslim Calendar during which the obligatory fast is kept by all Muslims, who are able to fast. ‘Id-ul-Fitr’ is the feast of breaking the fast at the end of the month.
The fast rise with the sunrise till sunset, When 30 days of fast are over, between one new moon and the next, the fast is broken. The first day on which food is taken is called ‘Id-ul-Fitr’, the feast of the breaking of the fast.