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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 still haven’t made up my mind whether I shall publish it all. Some people are so humorless, so uncharitable, and so absurdly wrong-headed, that one would probably do far better to relax and enjoy life than worry oneself to death trying to instruct or entertain a public which will only despise one’s efforts, or at least feel no gratitude for them. Most readers know nothing about canon law. Many regard it with contempt and find everything heavy going that isn’t completely lowbrow. Some are so grimly serious that they disapprove of all humor. Others come to different conclusions every time they stand up or sit down. They seize upon your publications, as a wrestler seizes upon his opponent’s hair, and use them to drag you down, while they themselves remain quite invulnerable, because their barren pates are completely bald, so there’s nothing for you to get hold of.”
— St. Thomas More to Peter Gilles, 1516

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EF Introit for this coming Sunday: “Da Pacem”
published 6 October 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

I wasn’t happy with the previous version, so this afternoon I recorded the Introit for this coming Sunday in the Extraordinary Form:


PDF scores, audio mp3 files, and much more (as always) can be freely downloaded at the St. René Goupil Website.

Never let anyone tell you there is no longer interest in Gregorian chant. The Goupil website has received millions of visitors and each plainsong score—on average—has been downloaded 2,500 times.

4254 18th Sunday after Pentecost