From the Pastor's Desk

Weekly thoughts and announcements from our Pastor, Fr. Tom Lewandowski.

Instructions For Living

1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the 3 R’s: Respect for self, respect for others, Responsibility for all your actions. 4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. 6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great or longtime relationship. 7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.  8. Spend some time alone every day. 9. Open arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.  10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.  11.  Live an honorable life.  Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.  12.  A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.  13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation.  Don’t bring up the past.  14.  Share your knowledge.  It’s the way to achieve immortality.  15. Be gentle with the earth.  16.  Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.  17.  Remember that the best relationship is one which your love for  each other exceeds your need for each other.  18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get.