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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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A second class of tunes—which can also be said with certainty to fall under the profane—are those which are written in the style of secular songs and which, if heard without the words, would be recognized only as such. In these, as a rule, the devotional gives way to the sentimental, cheerfulness to levity and oftentimes vulgarity, while not even an attempt is made to give a serious or dignified musical expression to the sentiments embodied in the words of the hymn. Not the least objectionable feature of some of these tunes is a jingling piano accompaniment quite unsuited to the church organ.
— Preface to a Roman Catholic Hymnal (1896)

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The Actual Vestments Of Pope Saint Pius V
published 5 May 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

MR. JOHN SONNEN has posted on his BLOG some vestments belonging to Pope Saint Pius V:

816-POPE-PIUS-V-VESTEMENTS


Let’s be honest…those shoes look nice and comfy:


He also took a picture of precious vestments from Santa Maria Maggiore:

810 Precious Vestments