In the 13th century, religious from "Mount Carmel" arrived in Marseille and settled in the "Aygalades". First int he caves called the " l'Ermitage", then in the village bathed in the living waters which gave their name to the site, the abundant waters. In 1285, they founded a monastery within the city walls.
Thanks to the generosity of the "Monteux family", a first church was built. Having fallen into disuse, it was rebuilt at the beginning of the 17th century. Bishop F. Ragueneau laid the...