Members of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP) have marked a year of working to serve those in need during the pandemic.

National President Danny Collins has called on members and those in parishes who support them, to continue their good work in the months ahead.

Speaking in the Ozanam News, the charity's magazine, he said: "Despite the serious challenges we have faced together during the past year, many acts of charity were delivered to those who we serve. This coming year will no doubt present us with even more challenges due to the circumstances created by the worldwide pandemic.

"However, I am confident that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit in the Vincentian journey together towards holiness...we will learn from the past years' experience and continue to Serve in Hope."

The charity, which has conferences (groups) in parishes across the Archdiocese and Scotland, highlights work on social justice, with youth groups and more in the latest edition of the Ozanam News, the magazine named after its founder Frederic Ozanam.

Read the Easter 2021 edition of the Ozanam News here.