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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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“One would be straying from the straight path were he to wish the altar restored to its primitive table form; were he to want black excluded as a color for the liturgical vestments; were he to forbid the use of sacred images and statues in Churches; were he to order the crucifix so designed that the divine Redeemer's body shows no trace of His cruel sufferings; and lastly were he to disdain and reject polyphonic music or singing in parts, even where it conforms to regulations issued by the Holy See.”
— Ven. Pope Pius XII (20 November 1947)
Corpus Christi Watershed is five years old today!!!
published 19 October 2011 by Jeff Ostrowski

Corpus Christi Watershed is five years old today.

Sometime in 2009, I learned that the State of Texas officially chose to recognize Corpus Christi Watershed as a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation on October 19th, 2006: the Feast of Sts. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf, & companions, martyrs.

This date was not chosen by us. I am not kidding.

This is . . . a truly amazing thing, when one considers all the works and websites and scores we had already dedicated to Sts. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf, René Goupil, Jean de Lalande, Charles Garnier, Antoine Daniel, Gabriel Lalemant, and Noël Chabanel. (Read more)

The Gospel Acclamation for today is: “Go and teach all nations, says the Lord; I am with you always, until the end of the world.” With God’s help, we hope to continue doing just that!