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Catholic Students to Hold Traditional Passover Service

Catholic students at the University of California Medical Center here will hold a full, traditional Passover service on March 27. In the belief that they share a common heritage with the Jewish people and that Passover is part of their religious heritage, students at the Newman Center contacted the American Jewish Congress for assistance in planning their “seder,” The seder, the first of its kind to be conducted in this city by Catholics for Catholics, will be held at the St. John of God Church. Father John Ring, Chaplain at the Newman Center of the U.C., will officiate under the guidance of Rabbi Jack Frankel, a member of the AJCongress Board of Governors. A number of prominent Bay area theologians have been invited to participate in the service.