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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 lives with his wife and two children.
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“How can we enter into this interior disposition except by turning physically—all together, priest and faithful—toward the Lord who comes, toward the East symbolized by the apse where the cross is enthroned? The outward orientation leads us to the interior orientation that it symbolizes. Since apostolic times, Christians have been familiar with this way of praying. It is not a matter of celebrating with one’s back to the people or facing them, but toward the East, «ad Dominum», toward the Lord.”
— Robert Cardinal Sarah, Prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship (October 2016)

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Bishop Fulton Sheen & Mass in Vietnamese
published 11 July 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

HE 1955 ARTICLE in Caecilia read as follows:

SPEAKING OF VERNACULAR LITURGIES, a friend of mine was kind enough to forward me the Order of Worship from an Ordination Mass in Fort Worth Texas (29 June 2013). As you can see, not all of the readings were in English:


I was pleased and honored to notice that my Mass in honor of St. Ralph Sherwin was sung.