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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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“Some of our younger parish clergy read their sermons. This should not be done except for some very special reason. The priest who is not capable of preparing and delivering a brief, clear instruction on Catholic teaching to his people is not fit to be in parish work. The people as a rule do not want to listen to a sermon reader.”
— Archbishop of Baltimore (9 July 1929)

Video • Pius XII Speaking Fantastic English To Troops Who Liberated Rome!
published 5 June 2014 by Jeff Ostrowski

WHEN ASKED who the most intelligent person of the 20th century was, many people would quickly respond: “Pius XII.” As a bonus, his command of English was quite good — bravo!

His Holiness mentions St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher, and others.

Hat Tip: Orbis Catholicus