Passing of an Era

Prayer room at Drexel University

The following is a short audio clip of some musings on the passing of an era at the University of Pennsylvania. My good friend Adnan Zilfiqar helped launch the Muslim chaplain position at UPenn as well as raising the standard of quality regarding Muslim life on campus. For this we are all thankfull yet saddened at his departure. We ask Allah to bless his new endeavors. Amin.

The second is the audio from his khutbah, Islam: A Religion That Teaches You To Pause, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania on April 20th, 2012.

Muslim Chaplaincy at Drexel University

Marc Manley – Muslim Chaplain at Drexel University

It is with great pleasure and honor that I announce the piloting of a Muslim chaplaincy at Drexel University. The MSA at Drexel has been working tirelessly to bring this about and the University has stepped forward in the momentous occasion to support the Muslim student body. My duties with be in will be assisting the University and the MSA as chaplain for the next few months in getting this position off the ground. We’re hoping it will lead to the permanent establishment of a Muslim chaplain program at Drexel so please stay tuned for future fundraising activities.

Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers,


My tenure as Muslim Chaplain at Drexel came to an end this summer. It was a great opportunity to help the Muslim community move in a new and bigger direction. I pray that Allah will continue to bless their successes in this life and the next.