Sainte Thérence was a humble shepherdess who lived at the beginning of VIème century. One day that it crossed to ford to join the hermit Saint Marien, a storm caused a sudden rising. Whereas it drowned, the voice of God stopped the floods. To thank the lord, it conceived the project to build a vault.
keeping its herd, it collected the stones the day, filled of it a
carriage drawn by its ass and carried them with the mason the evening
while returning to the farm. One morning, a bear surptit and égorgea
the poor ass. Thérence was annoyed, taken the bear by the ears and
harnessed it with the charette. The bear replaced the ass… The come
evening, Thérence released it and with its great surprise, found its
ass in front of its door.
the holy one died, in accordance with its will, its body was entrusted
to a carriage harnessed by oxen, so that it is buried where they would
stop. They fell to knees in a place which became Holy-Thérence.
In the axis of the church, fall it from holy is presented in the form of a granite plate posed on two colonettes. People eager to calm the convulsions of their children will scrape the stone, put it in an infusion that they filter before leasing to make drink with the child.
Thérence is represented in the church of XIIème century, the left foot
on a dragon which looks it of a subjected air. It rapelle its legend
showing it dominating, with the assistance of God, the paramount forces
resulting from the ground.