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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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“Sacred music, being a complementary part of the solemn liturgy, participates in the general scope of the liturgy, which is the glory of God and the sanctification and edification of the faithful. It contributes to the decorum and the splendor of the ecclesiastical ceremonies, and since its principal office is to clothe with suitable melody the liturgical text proposed for the understanding of the faithful, its proper aim is to add greater efficacy to the text, in order that through it the faithful may be the more easily moved to devotion and better disposed for the reception of the fruits of grace belonging to the celebration of the most holy mysteries.”
— Pope Saint Pius X
Archbishop Wenski to Celebrate Solemn Pontifical High Mass
published 30 January 2012 by Jeff Ostrowski

On Thursday February 2nd, at 7:30 PM EST His Grace Archbishop Thomas Wenski will celebrate a Pontifical Solemn High Mass for the feast of Candlemas at the Church of the Epiphany, Miami, Florida. The Liturgy will include the distribution of candles for the Feast, as well as a procession of the clerics around the interior of the church.

The assistant clerics will be Very Rev. Msgr. A. Wadsworth (Westminster, England), Rev. Fr. Guy Nicholls (Birmingham Oratory), Rev. Fr. R. Vigoa, Very Rev. Fr. C. Marino, Rev. Fr. J. Fishwick and Very Rev. Msgr. J. O’Doherty (Archdiocese of Miami), Rev. Fr. C. Saenz (Society of Jesus), Rev. Fr. J. Fryar, Rev. Fr. J. Nolan and Rev. Fr. B Austin (Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter). The Florida Schola Cantorum, under the direction of Rev. Dr. Edward Schaefer will sing Wadsworth’s Missa Brevis, and the Women’s Schola Cantorum will sing the Gregorian Chant propers for the Mass and Terce, under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Donelson.

The Pontifical Mass will broadcast on www.LiveMass.net, and also on iMass (app for iOS devices) LIVE, starting at 7:30 PM EST. Rev. Fr. C. Goodwin FSSP will be joining us as commentator for this Liturgy.

Location:
Epiphany Catholic Church:
8235 SW 57th Ave.
South Miami, FL 33143


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