“This is my beloved Son; listen to Him” (Mark 9:7)
On This Date…
On August 6, 1932, the Wilmington newspapers carried the first report about a new high school – Archmere Academy; school opened on September 14th.
On August 6, 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan; 75,000 people died instantly and another 65,000 died in the following months from injuries and radiation sickness.
On this Feast of the Transfiguration, established on August 6, 1457, we heard at Mass these words of God about Jesus: “This is my beloved Son; listen to Him”. He will also listen to us as we pray for peace, racial harmony, and an end to war.
– Father McLaughlin