On Thursday, 20 May 2022, the House of Culture on ul. F. Madvu 11 in Prievidza held a festive evening, the Faces of the City 2021, associated with the awarding of the city awards Prievidza Angel of the mayor of the city. In addition, Fr. Ján Hríb Sch. P. received an award for his pedagogical and pastoral activities directed toward the little ones.

He used the gifts and talents that he received from the Lord God to the fullest. In addition to his numerous pedagogical and pastoral activities, he expanded his ministry during the pandemic by engaging children’s Masses, which were broadcast online and gained many followers. Not just from the closest region but even from abroad. In 2021, Fr. Ján Hríb released his second CD of children’s songs, loved by children and adults during the online children’s Masses.

The Prievidza Angel of Prievidza awarded Fr. Ján Hríb Sch. P. for his many years of pastoral and pedagogical work and regular activities for children during the Covid-19 pandemic spreading the good name of the town of Prievidza both at home and abroad.


Andrej Kmotorka




Photo: Andrej Kmotorka / Dominik Stehnáč