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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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In the '60s, I thought this emphasis on congregational singing was to encourage good Catholic hymns like "Immaculate Mary" and so forth … but after the Council, they threw them out, too!
— Fr. Valentine Young, OFM (2007)

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What Modern Man Cannot Ever Accept: SILENCE
published 2 May 2016 by Jeff Ostrowski

SEVERAL YEARS AGO, I recall blogging about the following video, which is absolutely stunning in every way:


I know we have a policy against reposting old material—and hope that readers will forgive this exception—but I really love the quote by Fr. Hough:

“I believe that more and more people will start to come to this, if nothing else because they wish to find a way in their world to carve out quiet time.”

For the record, whoever filmed these videos is a genius. For example, check out this powerful film about dressing properly for Mass.