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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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“One would be straying from the straight path were he to wish the altar restored to its primitive table form; were he to want black excluded as a color for the liturgical vestments; were he to forbid the use of sacred images and statues in Churches; were he to order the crucifix so designed that the divine Redeemer's body shows no trace of His cruel sufferings; and lastly were he to disdain and reject polyphonic music or singing in parts, even where it conforms to regulations issued by the Holy See.”
— Ven. Pope Pius XII (20 November 1947)

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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!