TCC Playlist: California Dreamin’ by The Mamas and The Papas

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The Mamas and the Papas

Michelle Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas wrote their hit song “California Dreamin'” after marrying John Phillips and feeling homesick for LA while living in NYC. Michelle enjoyed visiting churches to pray and the line “stopped into a church” was inspired by her visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Listen to it after the jump:

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Vertical Panoramic Views of NYC Cathedrals & Pope Francis Says Mass

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The vaulted ceilings of Catholic cathedrals were originally intended to draw a person’s perspective heavenward, toward the things of God. Richard Silver has built composite photographs of New York City cathedrals. See them here: Vertical Panoramic Views of NYC Cathedrals. Last night Pope Francis celebrated Mass in New York City. Watch a video of last night’s Mass in Madison Square Garden after the jump:

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