10 April 2017, BRATISLAVA – The Best 2016 Selfless Volunteers received public recognition from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MZVaEZ) of the Slovak Republic.  One of them was given posthumously to a Sister, doctor, and missionary – Veronika Terézia Rácková, who was killed on May 20, 2016 while doing her work in the missions, assisting South Sudan in the medical field.  Sr. Veronika received an Exceptional Posthumous Award for Selfless Service to Humanity.

Sr. Lucia Slušná SSpS (Provincial Leader of SSpS Slovakia) received from Minister Lajčák the award for Sister Veronica.