Roch Saint Church
is patron saint of the town of Montpellier in
which it is originating. It is a Saint of the
14th century, he was the saint healer of the
pestiferous ones. However this church which
bears its name dates from the 19th century since
its construction began in 1862 on the vestiges
from the old Saint Paul church.
The church has just been entirely renovated
by the town of Montpellier which in is owner.You
will be able to admire there two splendid stained
glasses originating in another church representing
Saint Paul and Saint Roch, they were installed
in the church during its restoration…
The church is also a place of pilgrimage for
certain believers who come to collect and request
his assistance from famous Saint montpelliérain.
Saint Roch is the Saint of the pilgrims, therefore
recently, the pilgrims travelling towards Saint
Jacques de Compostelle who take the road “of
Arles” (this one crosses Montpellier)
are accomodated in the buildings of the sanctuary.