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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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That the Mass is the central feature of the Catholic religion hardly needs to be said. During the Reformation (and always) the Mass has been the test. The word of the Reformers—“It is the Mass that matters”—was true. The long persecution of Catholics in England took the practical form of laws chiefly against saying Mass; for centuries the occupant of the English throne was obliged to manifest his Protestantism, not by a general denial of the whole system of Catholic dogma, but by a formal repudiation of the doctrine of Transubstantiation and of the Mass.
— Fr. Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923)

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Fr. David Friel & Pope Francis
published 26 September 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

A friend kindly sent me these photos of our own Fr. David Friel with the pope:

247 Fr. David Friel


I suspect Fr. Friel will tell us more soon!

(Let’s also find out if Fr. Friel asked whether His Holiness reads Views from the Choir Loft.)