In Islam, marriage is considered both a social agreement and a legal contract. In modern times, the marriage contract is signed in the presence of an Islamic judge, or an Imam, who is familiar with Islamic law. The process of signing the contract is usually a private affair, involving only the immediate families of the bride and groom. The contract itself is known as nikah.
Our clergy can help couples start their journey in life together in accordance with Islamic requirements and laws of Alberta, and developing personalized Nikkah (marriage) contract. It is important that both parties understand the process and be guided through relevant Islamic teachings. The ceremony includes a short reminder of each other’s role, commitment and responsibilities.