Missionary sister to be buried in South Sudan

Missionary sister to be buried in South Sudan

Screen-Shot-2016-05-25-at-12.54.51The body of Holy Spirit Missionary Sister who died in the hospital from gun shots would be buried in Yei, South Sudan, not in Kenya as planned earlier.

The news about shifting of burial place was announced by Consolata Father Nicholas Makau, a Kenyan priest who had been part of nun’s burial plans.

Sister Veronika Theresia Rackova, 58, director of St Bakhita Medical Centre in Yei, was shot on May 16 while driving an ambulance taking an expectant mother to the hospital and she died on May 20.

“She died … serving the needy of South Sudan,” said Fr Zacharia Angotowa Sebit, vicar general of the Yei Diocese.