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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 my capacity as the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, I continue to remind all that the celebration toward the East (versus orientem) is authorized by the rubrics of the missal, which specify the moments when the celebrant must turn toward the people. A particular authorization is, therefore, not needed to celebrate Mass facing the Lord.”
— Robert Cardinal Sarah, 23 May 2016

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PDF • Scottish Catholic Hymnal (453 Pages)
published 27 August 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

87786 - Saint Andrew Hymn Book - from SCOTLAND HEN I FIRST AGREED to serve on the international team producing the Brébeuf Hymnal, I insisted that we collect as many Catholic hymnals as possible—which has taken half a decade. It was essential to have at our fingertips the complete vernacular hymn tradition, going back 500 years, so we could select the best melodies and texts.

Mr. Colin Jackson recently emailed an incredibly rare hymnal from 1964, which was “authorized by the bishops of Scotland for use in the Scottish dioceses.”

    * *  PDF Catholic Hymnal from Scotland (1964)

This book—out of print for 50 years—at first glance appeared to be (basically) a reprint of the New Westminster Hymnal. However, careful examination reveals it is much more than that.

O BE HONEST, I never believed we would amass as many Roman Catholic hymnals as we have; the collection is staggering. We were able to post some of them on the Brébeuf hymnal website, and hopefully we can release more after the Brébeuf hymnal becomes available for purchase. It is currently being proofread.