by Victor Hoagland, C.P.

Cana's wedding feast
Pray the Second Luminous Mystery

The miracle at Cana's wedding feast

Our Father

The Word became a human being and, full of grace and truth, lived among us. We saw his glory... (John 1,14) - Hail Mary

There was a wedding in the town of Cana in Galilee. Jesus' mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. (John 2,1-2) - Hail Mary

When the wine had given out, Jesus' mother said to him, "They are out of wine." "You must not tell me what to do," Jesus replied, "My time has not yet come." (John 2,3-4) - Hail Mary

Jesus' mother then told the servants, "Do whatever he tells you." (John 2,5) - Hail Mary

Jesus said to the servants, "Fill these jars with water." They filled them to the brim, and then he told them. "Now draw some water out and take it to the man in charge of the feast." They took him the water, which now had turned into wine, and he tasted it. He did not know where this wine had come from. (John 2,7-8) - Hail Mary

He called the bridegroom and said to him, "Everyone else serves the best wine first, and after the guests have drunk a lot, he serve the ordinary wine. But you have kept the best wine until now." (John 2,9-10) - Hail Mary

Jesus performed this first miracle in Cana in Galilee; there he revealed his glory, and his disciples believe in him. (John 2,11) - Hail Mary

No longer will you be called "Forsaken," "The Deserted Wife."
Or your land be called "The Deserted Wife." (Isaiah 62,4) - Hail Mary

Your new name will be "God is Pleased with Her."
Your land will be called "Happily Married,"
Because the Lord is pleased with you
And will be like a husband to your land. (Isaiah 62,4) - Hail Mary

Like a young man taking a virgin as his bride,
He who formed you will marry you.
As a groom is delighted with his bride,
So your God will delight in you. (Isaiah 62,5) - Hail Mary

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen.

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