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2015 Review • “American Catholic Hymnbook”
2018 September 25 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Hymns that are directed to the Trinity should not be used, no matter how familiar they may be.”

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18th Sunday after Pentecost (Extraordinary Form)
2018 September 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

“O God, Who, through the august communication of this sacrifice, dost make us partakers of the one supreme divinity…”

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Can You Say “Theft” ??
2018 September 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

Robert Campbell is an excellent translator of the Breviary—but even the best steal.

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Ronald Knox • His Actual Voice!
2018 September 18 by Jeff Ostrowski

A fascinating radio address by Msgr. Knox covering topics related to the Incarnation.

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17th Sunday after Pentecost (Extraordinary Form)
2018 September 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

“We implore Thy majesty, O Lord, that the holy mysteries we are celebrating may free us of past and save us from future sins.”

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A Dramatic Moment
2018 September 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

The Bells, Gloria, and Organ all return at once.

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“The Story Of The Adoremus Hymnal”
2018 September 04 by Jeff Ostrowski

Dr. Kurt Poterack served as chairman of the editorial committee.

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16th Sunday after Pentecost (Extraordinary Form)
2018 September 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

“When thou art invited to a wedding, sit not down in the first place, lest perhaps one more honorable than thou be invited by him…”

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Simple Mass Propers (1909)
2018 August 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

When choirs cannot sing the proper properly…

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

“Authorized by the archbishops and bishops of Scotland for use in the Scottish dioceses.”

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How can people claim this is a translation of the hymn by St. Thomas Aquinas?

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14th Sunday after Pentecost (Extraordinary Form)
2018 August 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Now if God so clothe the grass of the field, which is today, and tomorrow is cast into the oven, how much more you, O ye of little faith!”

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“Vatican II Hymnal” (1974) by Terry L. Haws
2018 August 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

“It is also tragic to note that the hymnal was officially approved by the music commission of the Archdiocese of Seattle.” —Fr. Joseph Roff

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Rehearsal videos • “Gloria” by Father Victoria
2018 August 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

How important is honesty?

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13th Sunday after Pentecost (Extraordinary Form)
2018 August 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Have regard, O Lord, to Thy covenant, and forsake not to the end the souls of Thy poor.”

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A hymnal out of print for fifty years has been scanned by Mr. Colin E. Jackson!

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PDF Download • “Sunday Vespers”
2018 August 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

…including a failed descant from 1983.

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Remarkable Quote About Low Mass
2018 July 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

It’s disturbing to realize that Mass was offered like this in some places.

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Puzzle • “Now Thank We All Our God”
2018 July 26 by Jeff Ostrowski

Singular or Plural?

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1934 Footage • Gregorian Chant in Chicago
2018 July 25 by Jeff Ostrowski

They sure did sing with gusto in those days!

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