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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 Consilium is merely an assembly of people, many of them incompetent, and others well advanced on the road to novelty. The discussions are extremely hurried. Discussions are based on impressions and the voting is chaotic. […] Many of those who have influenced the reform […] have no love, and no veneration of that which has been handed down to us. They begin by despising everything that is actually there. This negative mentality is unjust and pernicious, and unfortunately, Paul VI tends a little to this side. They have all the best intentions, but with this mentality they have only been able to demolish and not to restore."
— Contemporary account of the Consilium by Cardinal Antonelli

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Historic Meeting of . . . Two Popes? Awesome!
published 23 March 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

HAT CAN BE SAID about such a scene? In general, I am not a fan of cameras being so intrusive these days, especially when you have camera men running around in Church without showing reverence to the Blessed Sacrament, and so forth. However, I have to admit I am glad they had a camera to capture this (although obviously they had private meetings without cameras). I am not a person who “gets emotional” very easily, but this meeting really touched my heart.