18th January, 2020 was a memorable day to the parishioners of Korukollu as they witnessed the solemn ordination ceremony of Deacon Kurma Bhagya Raju. He hails from Prodhuvaka, the substation of Korukollu parish. On that day, Most Rev. Thelagathoti Joseph Raja Rao SMM, the Bishop of Vijayawada presided over the solemn Eucharistic celebration, while Most Rev. Ivan Albert Pereira, Bishop of JammuSrinagar ordained the deacon for the diocese of Jammu-Srinagar. Rev. Fr. Jose Johh Neelamkavil presented the candidate to the Bishop on behalf of the diocese of JammuSrinagar. Nine priests from JammuSrinagar diocese and few others priests of different congregations and dioceses and religious sisters were present for the celebration. The faithful participated in large numbers. The new priest, Fr. K. Bhagya Raju celebrated his first thanksgiving Mass on 19th January, 2020 at Prodhuvaka village. It was indeed a great cause of joy to the faithful of Prodhuvaka village as the son of the soil is going on a mission to JammuSrinagar diocese.