Why Do Ordinariate Priests Face East?

It may not be hard to understand why the people and the priest should all face the same direction because, after all, we are all praying to God. But why east? If we look at our Jewish cousins who grew out of the same religious culture as Christianity, we see that facing east was never the point. Rather, the point was facing towards Jerusalem, the place were it all began, where Christ was crucified and rose again, and which in Medieval theology was the center of the world!

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