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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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The representative Protestant collection, entitled “Hymns, Ancient and Modern”—in substance a compromise between the various sections of conflicting religious thought in the Establishment—is a typical instance. That collection is indebted to Catholic writers for a large fractional part of its contents. If the hymns be estimated which are taken from Catholic sources, directly or imitatively, the greater and more valuable part of its contents owes its origin to the Church.
— Orby Shipley (1884)

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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???