Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Albufeira celebrates 525 years

With several activities on May 31st

Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Albufeira will celebrate its 525th anniversary, on May 31st, with several activities, including a dinner open to the community. 

Before dinner, a mass takes place at the Igreja Matriz de Albufeira, at 16pm. On this occasion, the admission of new Brothers will be formalized, followed by the blessing and delivery of the 'Celebrate Life' kit to pregnant and parturient collaborators.

At the end of this ceremony, a tribute will be paid to employees with 25 years of service.

Dinner takes place at Nau Salgados Palace, at 19:45 pm, costing 25 euros.

Tickets can be purchased at the Misericórdia de Albufeira social offices or reserved, until May 27th, by mobile phone 967 807 799.

During the morning, the governing bodies will visit the 24 social responses of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Albufeira, in a moment of conviviality and celebration with employees and users.

«Misericordia de Albufeira continues its solid work of supporting those who need it most. This has been our mission for 525 years and we want to be worthy of this heritage and history. We are firm in this purpose and committed every day to carrying this ambition forward. We count on the entire community», highlights provider Patrícia Seromenho.

The institution's social responses are organized into 13 facilities and cover the entire territory of the municipality of Albufeira. 

In addition to daycare centers, day centers and homes, Misericórdia de Albufeira has facilities for welcoming and monitoring people with mental health or disabling conditions.

Furthermore, they provide home support, food aid, family mediation, as well as various tools aimed at social integration, namely professional training courses.