Fr. Deepu Plathottathil was ordained priest on January 21, 2016, by his eminence Archbishop George Njaralakkatt, the archbishop of Tellissery diocese. The celebration started on the previous day with the prayer in the house of Fr. Deepu. All the Rogationists religious, the relatives of Fr. Deepu, gathered in the house as he was moving to the bishop's house for the immediate preparation. The family friend of Fr. Deepu, Bishop Georges Varkey Puthiyakulangara, from the diocese of Port-Bergé, Madagascar, graced the prayer service with his message to the family and to Fr. Deepu. The following day for the ordination ceremony Fr. Shajan Pazhayil served as the archdeacon. It was very beautiful celebration and Rogationists fathers, religious students, novices, postulants and seminarians participated in the celebration. Relatives, friends and benefactors joined in the celebration to thank the Lord for the gift of priesthood conferred upon Fr. Deepu Plathottathil. During the felicitation meeting, representing the Quasi Province, the Major Superior congratulated the family and parish community of Fr. deepu for offering two of their sons to the Rogationist congregation and to the Church, Fr. James and Fr. Deepu Plathottathil. He encouraged the parish community to continue to show their generosity in promoting and encouraging vocations to the Church.