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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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“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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Why are the Psalms numbered differently?
published 9 July 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

AYBE IT’S JUST ME. Maybe I’m the only one who struggles with the different Psalm numbering systems (“Greek” vs. “Hebrew”). Well, from now on, I will simply use this handy, easy, printable, single-page PDF Psalter Numbering chart:

      * *  1-Page Printable Chart [pdf]

Believe it or not, I often feel like I suffer from dyslexia, because I simple cannot “convert” the different Psalm numbers in my head. This chart will help me out big time! Please let me know in the combox if you find it useful.