Excerpts from the Pope Francis New Testament.

No 2: The Wedding at Cana

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.”  And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me?” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”

Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus and his mother knew that the unjust steward had been syphoning off the best wine into these jars for his own use. (It was a regular scam of stewards.) Jesus said to the servants, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the feast.” So they took it.  When the master of the feast tasted the wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom and said to him, “Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now.” This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee. And his mother, who knew precisely what had happened, kept all these things and pondered them in her heart.

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