Learn by Topic: Cana

Today’s Gospel from the Mass recalls the Wedding at Cana (John 2:1-11).  Wedding_at_Cana_Veronese

These short 11 verses are packed with amazing meaning; during the next few days there will be additional posts of several of the amazing aspects of the Wedding at Cana. Today, the miracle of changing water into wine will be considered.

Many people have heard about Jesus’ miracle at Cana; a common phrase that most people know today is “changing water into wine”.  What Jesus did has had lasting impact…people are still talking about it 2000 years later.

But sometimes, the miraculous loses its impact; “water into wine” becomes just a phrase to describe the unusual, not the miraculous.