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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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“The Church, no doubt, has always kept, and wishes still to maintain everywhere, the language of her Liturgy; and, before the sad and violent changes of the sixteenth century, this eloquent and effective symbol of unity of faith and communion of the faithful was, as you know, cherished in England not less than elsewhere. But this has never been regarded by the Holy See as incompatible with the use of popular hymns in the language of each country. Such hymns, moreover, are useful to familiarize the people with the great truths of faith, and to keep alive their devotion.”
— LEO XIII, POPE (8 June 1898)

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Be Amazed By This Two-Minute Clip About Cathedrals!
published 27 August 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

THIS ASTOUNDING VIDEO CLIP shows how the Amiens Cathedral was about to fall down, but brilliant medieval architects fixed it with a giant, red-hot, iron band-aid:


So inspiring! I don’t understand why we tolerate so many ugly churches these days. Nine out of every ten churches I see are extremely ugly; and the fact that modern architects get paid to design such disgusting churches makes my blood boil.

You can watch the entire documentary online:

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You will not regret watching that show!