from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A village of northern Palestine near Nazareth. In the New Testament, Jesus performed his first miracle here, changing water into wine.
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- proper n. The site where Jesus miraculously turned water into wine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A measure of length used throughout Spain, and varying from 1.7 yards at Barcelona to 2.3 in Aragon.
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Christ performed the miracle of changing water into wine at the wedding feast in Cana in Galilee.
Punta Cana is one of my favourite places in the world, and the Domincan Republic in general has been a really special place to both me and my wife: we ourselves honeymooned there.
A fine post on the marriage feast in Cana over on beppeblog.
"The Marriage at Cana" is seen from the point of view of the intoxicated wine-drinker.
It is very disputable which should be the first letter of the word Cana, whether Caph or Koph, for we find both.
We have here the story of Christ's miraculous conversion of water into wine at a marriage in Cana of Galilee.
11 This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.
1 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: 2 And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage.
For those that don’t know (and that’s probably many considering the whopping two paragraphs on Wikipedia), Pre-Cana is a number of courses that allow a couple to get married in the Catholic church.
Read your Bible -- Jesus loved giving free shots, look at the wedding in Cana, which is widely used as proof that Jesus turned water into wine.