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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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"Since such is the nature of man that he cannot easily without external means be raised to meditation on divine things, on that account holy Mother Church has instituted certain rites, namely that certain things be pronounced in a subdued tone (canon and words of consecration) and others in a louder tone; she has likewise made use of ceremonies such as mystical blessings, lights, incense, vestments, and many other things of this kind in accordance with apostolic teaching and tradition, whereby both the majesty of so great a sacrifice might be commended, and the minds of the faithful excited by these visible signs of religion and piety to the contemplation of the most sublime matters which are hidden in this sacrifice."
— Council of Trent (Session XXII)
Vatican II Hymnal — Installment no. 8
published 30 July 2011 by Jeff Ostrowski

As of yesterday, the Vatican II Hymnal is 100% complete. It is 742 pages long.

Please watch this website over the next few weeks, as we will be posting numerous updates, and MUCH more information!

CLICK HERE to view the INDEX for the Vatican II Hymnal

Vatican II Hymnal (Index)

We will also be posting many, many sample pages.