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Franciscan Sisters Feature a Summer of Songs for Sister Water
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Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
June 11, 2021

GREEN BAY, June 11, 2021 /Standard Newswire/ -- Through Summer 2021 Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity will be streaming special songs that explore and celebrate 'Sister Water' as a sacramental and rejuvenating element

The series kicks off with three unique and refreshing songs from the Steel Bridge Songfest, this year virtually held on June 12. https://fscc-calledtobe.org/2021/06/10/a-summer-of-songs-for-sister-water/

In the late 1990s, a grassroots group formed with the intention of saving Sturgeon Bay's historic Michigan Street Bridge from the scheduled wrecking ball. In 2005 as the 501(c)3 non-profit Citizens for Our Bridge (CFOB) recruited some like-minded musicians to create Steel Bridge Songfest. Combining preservation with creative collaboration for nearly a decade and a half, Steel Bridge Songfest - or simply, "Steel Bridge" - continues to increase public appreciation for the notorious structure while enriching its historic surroundings and supporting a growing creative community. Songwriters and musicians from around the world, including Jackson Browne, James McMurtry, and hundreds of others have come to the community, written their songs, and donated their efforts.

With the bridge officially "saved," the non-profit CFOB continues under the name Steel Bridge Creative Foundation, honoring the bridge as a living symbol of historic preservation combined with creative collaboration.

Visit https://steelbridgesongfest.org/ for more information.

BUILD THIS BRIDGE, performed by: Tarl Knight - vocals / Shiri Gross - vocals / Haydee Irizarry - vocals / Liam Hall - vocals / Lena MacDonald - vocals / Statler Gause - wall

WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE performed by: Landon Capelle, Delaney Davidson, Josh Hemingway, Hans Christian, Wally Ingram

WAVES OF BLUE performed by Sam Lyons - vocals, guitar / Ben Spatol - vocals, guitar / Wally Ingram - drums, percussion Steve Smith

Since 1869, we've followed our Franciscan charism to serve in Catholic Health Care, Education, Campus Ministry and Parish-Community Service throughout the United States. From Missions on Dioceses in Arizona, to the Dioceses of Lincoln and Omaha; from Columbus and Steubenville, to Wisconsin and Michigan. Our newest sisters in formation have joined us from Wisconsin, North Carolina, Colorado and Texas.

Would you like to know more about us? We invite you to visit https://fscc-calledtobe.org/

SOURCE Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity

CONTACT: Sr Julie Ann Sheahan OSF, sjulieann@fscc-calledtobe.org