Recently I was having a chat with a friend and because I was thinking about this editorial I asked her, “Which parish do you belong to?”
I was surprised because we both live some distance from Westlands where the Consolata Shrine is located, and I have met her several times at the Church in our neighbourhood.
“But when did you last attend Mass at Westlands?” I asked.
“Sometimes because of time, and the long commute I go to any nearby Church, but the shrine is my Church. That is where I belong,” she said.
“Parish-hopping” is a phenomenon common especially in urban areas where churches are within walking distance or a