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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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“Although the Mass contains much instruction for the faithful, it has nevertheless not seemed expedient to the fathers that it be celebrated everywhere in the vernacular. The holy synod commands pastors and everyone who has the care of souls to explain frequently during the celebration of the Masses, either themselves or through others, some of the things that are read in the Mass, and among other things to expound some mystery of this most Holy Sacrifice, especially on Sundays and feastdays.”
— Council of Trent, XII:8 (1562)

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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!