De La Salle University Paints The Colors Of France On One Of Their Halls With Light
DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY – The Saint La Salle Hall of the prestigious university was lit up with the colors of the French Flag.
In unity with the French people after the tragic fire incident in Paris involving the historical Notre-Dame de France, De La Salle University decided to shine the colors blue, white and red.
The colors are beamed to represent the French flag.
This is according to the article from Manila Bulletin.
De La Salle University posted a picture of their display on Facebook last Tuesday. They have expressed their sincere concern with the people of France and their respect to the motherland of their founder Founder St. John Baptist de La Salle in their caption:
“In solidarity with the people of France following the tragedy that befell Notre-Dame Cathedral, De La Salle University lights up the iconic St. La Salle Hall in the colors of the French flag. France is the birthplace of our Founder St. John Baptist de La Salle, and the Notre-Dame Cathedral was a place of refuge for him.”
The picture of the display was posted 18hours ago and it has been shared more than 900 times and has gained over 3000 reactions.
Here are some of the comments:
“Very sad. Exactly a week ago me and my wife were there inside out of this marvelous cathedral.” – Cesar V. Villaruz
“We are one with you, people of France, grieving for the destruction of this Holy Place.” – Lucy Kapunan
“Trivia since we are in Holy Week: Did you know that the Crown of Thorns that was weaved by the Roman soldiers to place on Jesus’ head is currently enshrined at Notre Dame Cathedral? And thanks be to God, it has been preserved from the destruction of the fire.” – Reynald Perez