Barbara J. Menard and Jim Ogilvie attended the Annual Holiday Blessing and Interfaith Service at Scripps Mercy Hospital on Thursday, December 17, 2015.  This annual event is an opportunity for the Executives, Doctors, Nurses, Staff and Volunteers of Scripps Mercy Hospital to stop and gather for an interfaith prayer.  This year the City of Praise Gospel Choir and Evangelist Alice Jackson filled Our Lady of Mercy Chapel with melodious song and praise.  Reflections were offered by: Bishop Stephen M. Brunson, Senior Pastor, City of Praise Church, El Cajon; Imam Taha Hssane, Director of Interfaith/Public Relations at the Islamic Center of San Dego; Rabbi Rochelle Robins, Dean of the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles; and Sr. RayMonda DuVall, Executive Director of Catholic Charities.  Senior Director of Mission Integration at Scripps Mercy Hospital, Mark Zangrando offered closing remarks.  The service was followed by a catered reception hosted by Karen and Tom Gammiere on the Scripps Mercy Hospital 12th floor Solarium.