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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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“In all this mediaeval religious poetry there is much that we could not use now. Many of the hymns are quite bad, many are frigid compositions containing futile tricks, puns, misinterpreted quotations of Scripture, twisted concepts, whose only point is there twist. But there is an amazing amount of beautiful poetry that we could still use.”
— Rev. Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923)

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Pope Visits Prison: “You could not come to me, so I have come to you.”
published 20 April 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

OPE SAINT JOHN XXIII was famous for visiting prisons—and YouTube has several fascinating videos documenting his custom—but until I stumbled across the following film, I never knew that he brought an Altar into the prison for Benediction: