Convent founded in the 15th century by the Bishop of Évora D. Vasco Perdigão, in the old Paço dos Falcões, underwent deep works in the 16th century, with the cloister, the old refectory and the Chapter Hall being highlighted.
It was the last Ebor religious community to close (1903) and was used for military institutions and, since 1951, for educational establishments.
The church, dating from the second half of the 16th century, features baroque features with classic vestiges. The frontage with granite portals, with symbols of the Franciscan order and reinforced by flying buttresses and tile towers of Moorish taste and tradition. In the interior, it stands out the nave, the frescoed ceiling, the elevations lined by tiles to the cornice, with mural obstructed by screens, and the gilded carving in the main chapel. It has Mannerist paintings.