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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 lives with his wife and two children.
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“The sun’s disc did not remain immobile. This was not the sparkling of a heavenly body, for it spun round on itself in a mad whirl, when suddenly a clamor was heard from all the people. The sun, whirling, seemed to loosen itself from the firmament and advance threateningly upon the earth as if to crush us with its huge fiery weight. The sensation during those moments was terrible.”
— Dr. Almeida Garrett, professor of natural sciences at the University of Coimbra (1917)

Once Again, Verifiable Proof
published 6 February 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

HAVE OFTEN WRITTEN about the phenomenon I call “learn a new word, see it within 24 hours.” It happens to me and my friends almost daily. For instance, the other day, I used the word “saccharine” for the first time ever, and (sure enough!) I saw it printed somewhere else within a matter of hours. Here is another example: at 1:30pm this afternoon, I spoke on the phone to a gentleman I’d never met. During the conversation, I was told about the “Church of St. Louis of France” where Fr. Paul F. Morrissey, S.M., is Pastor. Before three (3) hours had elapsed, I happened to stumble upon an article in Sacred Music published in 1996:

What are the odds of that, folks???