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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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These prayers were not peculiar to Good Friday in the early ages (they were said on Spy Wednesday as late as the eighth century); their retention here, it is thought, was inspired by the idea that the Church should pray for all classes of men on the day that Christ died for all. Duchesne is of opinion that the “Oremus” now said in every Mass before the Offertory—which is not a prayer—remains to show where this old series of prayers was once said in all Masses.
— Catholic Encyclopedia (1909)

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1965 Ordo Missae … In Spanish!
published 5 February 2014 by Jeff Ostrowski

823 Spanish OT TOO LONG AGO, we posted the complete 1965 Missal for free and instant download. Click here if you want to read that post. Anyway, one of our readers kindly sent this 1965 Ordo Missæ in Latin & Spanish.

Remember, at that time, not all the prayers were allowed to be said in the vernacular. That’s why some sections only have Latin:

      * *  1965 Ordo MissaeSPANISH & LATIN

One priest who was ordained in the 1950s told me:

They never did give permission to say the Offertory prayers in English. Clever people at that time said, “Oh, that’s because they’re going to get rid of them …”