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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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We sternly urge adherence to the established norms by those who raise an uproar or a challenge in the name of a misunderstood creative freedom, and thus inflict so much harm on the Church with their rash innovations, so vulgar, so frivolous—and sometimes even lamentably profane. Otherwise the essence of dogma and obviously of ecclesiastical discipline will be weakened, in line with the famous axiom: "lex orandi, lex credendi." We therefore call for absolute loyalty so that the rule of faith may remain safe.
— Pope Paul VI (27 June 1977)

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Photographs • FSSP Holy Triduum in Los Angeles (2015)
published 7 April 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

ITH SPECIAL THANKS to Charles Coulombe & Jo Seno, below are some pictures from the FSSP Holy Triduum in Los Angeles. Before long, a whole bunch more will be released, but I wanted to give readers this preview!

Here’s one from the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday night, which I recently wrote about. Notice how the priest, dressed in cope, is engulfed in darkness at the beginning of the Easter Vigil—except for candles burning:

973 Holy Saturday FSSP


Here are two from Holy Saturday and one from Good Friday (where they have black vestments):


Here’s my favorite image, but I refuse to tell you why!

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