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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), and did graduate work in Musicology. He serves as choirmaster for the new FSSP parish in Los Angeles, where he resides with his wife and children.
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“The Church, no doubt, has always kept, and wishes still to maintain everywhere, the language of her Liturgy; and, before the sad and violent changes of the sixteenth century, this eloquent and effective symbol of unity of faith and communion of the faithful was, as you know, cherished in England not less than elsewhere. But this has never been regarded by the Holy See as incompatible with the use of popular hymns in the language of each country. Such hymns, moreover, are useful to familiarize the people with the great truths of faith, and to keep alive their devotion.”
— LEO XIII, POPE (8 June 1898)
Monks of a feather . . . .
published 23 November 2010 by Jeff Ostrowski

Dr. Peter Wagner’s article on the Vatican Edition was not the only article that came to the defense of Abbot Pothier. Prior T. A. Burge, O.S.B., also took umbrage at the sharp words of Rev. Henry Bewerunge, criticizing Pope Saint Pius X’s Gregorian chant edition. Very Rev. Thomas Anselm Burge’s article is reproduced below.

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T. A. Burge Editio Vaticana