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Nine Rubrics for Mass in the Extraordinary Form
2017 January 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

These rubrics are official; so when does your church begin the Introit?


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Ratzinger talks “Ad Orientem” (2003)
2017 January 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

Cardinal Ratzinger’s English is fantastic (as this video shows).


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Musical Resources • 2nd Sunday after Epiphany
2017 January 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

“May this Communion, O Lord, cleanse us from sin…”


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“Ten Commandments” • for the Choirmaster
2017 January 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

Truth is stranger than fiction.


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PDF Download • Epiphany Booklet (FSSP.la)
2017 January 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

To match the ancient acrostic, Erasmus changed the first line to “Herodis Hostes.”


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Best Mystery Movie Of All Time!
2017 January 05 by Jeff Ostrowski

Every so often, we stumble across true excellence. Here’s a prime example.


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Musical Resources • Holy Family (EF)
2017 January 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

Communion anthem: “Jesus went down with them, and came to Nazareth and was subject to them.”


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Major Problems with “Holy Family” Feast
2017 January 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

This feast has been moved four times since it was created in 1893…but that’s not my problem.


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New Microphone
2017 January 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

Please let me know your thoughts in the FB combox…


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“Table Altar” vs. “High Altar” (Novus Ordo)
2017 January 02 by Jeff Ostrowski

It’s incorrect to say new Churches must be constructed with table altars.


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A Majestic Christmas Hymn That Isn't Difficult
2017 January 01 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Here lies He in the manger, alleluia, Who reigns without end, alleluia, alleluia.”


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Brave Schola Director Posts “Live” Recording…
2016 December 31 by Jeff Ostrowski

A snippet caught by a generous alto at Candle-lit Mass in Hollywood.


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Proof Good People Still Exist
2016 December 25 by Jeff Ostrowski

Several singers shown here helped record the Watershed polyphonic rehearsal videos.


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I forgot something important…


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60 Minutes • “The Pope's Choir” (Sistine Chapel)
2016 December 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

This video sharply condemns the choir’s previous director…a dangerous game.


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Shortest “Kyrie” Palestrina Ever Wrote
2016 December 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

Especially suited for the Ordinary Form—and did you spot the invertible counterpoint?


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Musical Resources • Christmas Midnight Mass (EF)
2016 December 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

We won’t be singing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” for Offertory!


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Musical Resources • 4th Sunday of Advent (EF)
2016 December 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Look with favor, we beseech Thee, O Lord upon these offerings here before Thee…”


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Bauer Family Sings “O Magnum Mysterium”
2016 December 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

…Victoria lives, thanks to fine youngsters such as these!


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PDF Download • “Rorate Mass” Booklet
2016 December 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

Including a video snippet taken in Los Angeles.


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