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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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“I grew up listening to Lessons & Carols from Cambridge and that was Advent-Christmas for me. Then I moved to Rome and discovered Rorate Masses, the Novena of the Immaculate Conception with the Tota Pulchra, the Christmas Novena, the O Antiphons, the Aspiciens, the Rorate Coeli, the Alma Redemptoris Mater: that's Advent for me now. I am glad to see seminarians all over the United States doing Lessons & Carols, but are they learning our ancient Roman traditions alongside a 20th-century Anglican one?”
— Rev. Christopher Smith

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Powerful & Thought-Provoking
published 30 October 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

Nothing to do with liturgy, but definitely worth viewing:


This brave gentleman says: “A Harvard-based study has discovered that people with Down syndrome as well as their parents and siblings are happier than society at large.”

I remember sitting in a high school class, when our teacher (Fr. Peter Gee) was asked if the disabled can be killed in the womb. He spoke of a relative of his with Down syndrome, and the unbelievable joy it has brought to his family. He was spot on.

In that clip, Frank Stephens adds: “We are giving the world a chance to think about the ethics of choosing which humans get a chance at life.”