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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 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)

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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.