In a short visit, Fr. Herman Abcede, the Provincial Superior of the St. Matthew Province, prioritized meeting the religious community to hear the report of the Superior on the status of the House and listened to each confrere in a series of fraternal dialogue. From January 13-14, 2018, Fr. Abcede, with Bro. Nilo Pelobello, the Provincial Treasurer, did their Canonical Visit to the St. Lawrence the Deacon Parish in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, under which the Chapel in Dumalneg belongs, the prime entity Most Rev. Renato Mayugba, the Bishop of Laoag entrusted to the Rogationists.