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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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“By a decree of the synod of the diocese of Exeter in 1284, no one should claim any seat in a church; but whoever first entered a church for the purpose of devotion, might choose at his pleasure a place for praying.”
— A work by Fr. Husenbeth (d. 1872)

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“The New Mass” • Discussed by Michael Davies, Malachi Martin, Msgr. Champlin, and William F. Buckley
published 7 March 2019 by Jeff Ostrowski

HIS WAS RECORDED about two years before I was born. The characters involved are all either famous or infamous—and I will say nothing more about any of them at this moment.

What I will say: This is a fascinating discussion from 22 April 1980!


The information mentioned by Michael Davies at marker 28:08 is interesting to me—I never knew he personally wrote to those Protestant advisors.

At marker 8:01 Monsignor says the Vatican II reforms were justified because of an “excessive atmosphere of the Sacred” at Mass — Yikes!