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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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"Since such is the nature of man that he cannot easily without external means be raised to meditation on divine things, on that account holy Mother Church has instituted certain rites, namely that certain things be pronounced in a subdued tone (canon and words of consecration) and others in a louder tone; she has likewise made use of ceremonies such as mystical blessings, lights, incense, vestments, and many other things of this kind in accordance with apostolic teaching and tradition, whereby both the majesty of so great a sacrifice might be commended, and the minds of the faithful excited by these visible signs of religion and piety to the contemplation of the most sublime matters which are hidden in this sacrifice."
— Council of Trent (Session XXII)

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1945 Vernacular Mass Card (German)
published 11 October 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

ALWAYS ENJOY seeing “participation aids” from days of old. Catholics often went to a tremendous amount of trouble in the days before xerox machines. I own several “pocket missals” from the middle of the 19th century. They have the Mass in French and Latin, and are small enough to fit in one’s pocket. Here’s a German Mass card from 1945:

      * *  Vernacular Mass Card • 1945 (German)