Source: IQNA / Metro West Daily News
On November 13, 2005 the Metro West Daily News reported, "Representatives from diverse faiths will mark Thanksgiving during a service next week at the newly expanded Islamic Center of Boston... [Rev. Frank Silva, co-chairman of the Wayland Clergy Association, a membership of several religious organizations in Boston], who serves as pastor of the Catholic St. Ann's Parish, said the service will present readings from Jewish, Muslim and Christian traditions. Non-denominational presentations will also be given. Silva said the Clergy Association is honored the service will be held at the Islamic Center, which is wrapping up a $3.9 million expansion project. 'Wayland is to be commended for its diversity and its respect for that diversity,' said Silva. Malik Khan, president of the Islamic Center of Boston, said 'we're all excited' about hosting the Thanksgiving service."