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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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“As the subject of the language of worship was discussed in the Council hall over the course of several days, I followed the process with great attention, as well as later the various wordings of the Liturgy Constitution until the final vote. I still remember very well how after several radical proposals a Sicilian bishop rose and implored the fathers to allow caution and reason to reign on this point, because otherwise there would be the danger that the entire Mass might be held in the language of the people-whereupon the entire hall burst into uproarious laughter.”
— Alfons Cardinal Stickler, peritus of Vatican II

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And The Answer Is … (?)
published 4 September 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

430 memento F YOU WATCH THIS VIDEO, Fr. Gregory Pendergraft, FSSP, explains how to properly pray the Memento for the dead. One does not “fill in” the N. et N. until the end.

I’ve asked several priests, and all of them agree Fr. Pendergraft is correct. However, nobody seems to know why. If anyone cares to venture a guess, please use the combox.

If you click on the image (upper right), the 10th century manuscript contained therein seems to affirm our current practice.