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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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CANA

A village in Galilee where Jesus performed the miracle of turning water into wine at the marriage feast (John 2:1-11). Later, when he returned to Cana, he performed another miracle in curing the dying son of a court official (John 4:46-53). (Etym. Hebrew qanah, reed; Greek kana.)