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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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"In accord with no. 55 of the instruction of the Congregation of Rites on music in the liturgy (March 5, 1967), the Conference of Bishops has determined that vernacular texts set to music composed in earlier periods may be used in liturgical services even though they may not conform in all details with the legitimately approved versions of liturgical texts (November, 1967). This decision authorizes the use of choral and other music in English when the older text is not precisely the same as the official version."
— Catholic Bishops for the dioceses of the United States (November, 1969)

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Dom Gajard on Vernacular Adaptations & Pius XII Psalter
published 4 December 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

FOUND THE FOLLOWING letter engaging. It was written by Dom Gajard, perhaps the greatest Gregorian conductor of all time. It was translated by a Jesuit priest named Paul Callens, who taught Gregorian chant in Corpus Christi, TX, for many years. Click here to view a picture of Fr. Callens conducting his Schola.

      * *  1956 Memorandum • Dom Gajard on Vernacular Adaptations & Pius XII Psalter