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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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“The Catholic Church has a dignity far surpassing that of every merely human society, for it was founded by Christ the Lord. It is altogether fitting, therefore, that the language it uses should be noble, majestic, and non-vernacular.”
— Blessed John XXIII (22 February 1962)

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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!