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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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"Impelled by the weightiest of reasons, we are fully determined to restore Latin to its position of honor, and to do all We can to promote its study and use. The employment of Latin has recently been contested in many quarters, and many are asking what the mind of the Apostolic See is in this matter. We have therefore decided to issue the timely directives contained in this document, so as to ensure that the ancient and uninterrupted use of Latin be maintained and, where necessary, restored.”
— Pope John XXIII (22 February 1962)

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Two Popes Singing “Our Father” in Latin
published 2 April 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

Pope St. John Paul II invites the congregation in Chicago to sing the Pater Noster (“Our Father”) in Latin:


Sung too slowly, but a very nice voice!

Pope St. John XXIII also does very well:


This post was inspired by Veronica Brandt.