So far in 2023, 13 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to:, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

Your donation:

Pedro Castro

Short Name: Pedro Castro
Full Name: Castro, Pedro, 1840-1887
Birth Year: 1840
Death Year: 1887

Pedro Castro Iriarte was converted to Christianity while he was a young man working for a printing company in Madrid. He then served as a pastor, organizing churches in Valladolid and Madrid. He was also a prolific writer of prose, poetry, and children's stories. He also translated many hymns.

Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992

Texts by Pedro Castro (44)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A ti nos llegamosPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Alma mía, no deliresPedro Castro (Author)Spanish5
Ante Dios no tendrás dioses ajenosPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Aún hay lugar, Escucha, pecadorP. Castro (Author)Spanish6
Awake, awake, O christians! (Castro)Pedro Castro, 1840-1887 (Author (v. 1-3))English2
Canciones nuevas alegrementePedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Dad loor a Dios, himnos elevadPedro Castro, 1840-1887 (Author)Spanish1
Dejé todas mis cuitas á JesusP. Castro (Author)Spanish2
¡Despertad, despertad, oh cristianos!P. Castro (Author)Spanish18
Dios mío, consuelaP. Castro (Author)Spanish3
Dulce comunión la que gozo yaPedro Castro (Translator)Spanish1
El día que en el GólgotaPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
El rey de los abismosCastro (Author)Spanish1
¿Has creido en el Señor?Pedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Hermano querido,--Que vives en pazP. Castro (Author)Spanish2
Hermanos, fieles perseveremosPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Jesucristo descendió De los cielos a BelénPedro Castro (Author)Spanish6
Jesus Christ came to this worldPedro Castro, 1840-1887 (Author)English2
La tierna voz del Salvador, Nos habla conmovidaPedro Castro (Translator)Spanish15
Los heraldos celestialesPedro Castro (Translator)Spanish8
Me hirió el pecado, fui a JesúsPedro Castro (Author)Spanish1
Meditad en que hay un hogarP. Castro (Translator)Spanish16
Noventa y nueve ovejas síP. Castro (Author)Spanish7
Noventas y nueve ovejas sonP. Castro (Author)Spanish2
¡Oh Cristo! mi deseoPedro Castro (Author)Spanish4
!Oh Cristo! mi deseo A ti volando vaPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
O gran Dios, yo soy un vilP. Castro (Author)Spanish3
Oh puertas de marfilPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
O quién en ti morara, La celestial SionP. Castro (Author)Spanish8
Oh, quién en ti morara, Esplendorosa SionPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Para todo peregrinoP. C. (Author)Spanish4
Para todo viajero Que camina con tesonP. Castro (Author)Spanish4
Pecador, ven a Cristo Jesús, Y feliz para siempre serásPedro Castro (Author)Spanish4
Pecador, ven al dulce Jesús, Y feliz para siempre serásPedro Castro (Author)Spanish7
Santa Biblia para miP. Castro (Author)Spanish27
Si á Jesus acudo me bendeciráPedro Castro (Author)Spanish3
Sólo a Ti, Dios y SeñorPedro Castro (Author)Spanish14
¿Te sientes casi resuelto ya?Pedro Castro (Translator)Spanish16
Tu palabra es, oh SeñorPedro Castro, † h.1886 (Author)Spanish4
Tu Palabra, ¡oh santo Dios!Pedro Castro (Translator)Spanish4
Varones fieles proclamadPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Vén á Cristo, vén ahoraPedro Castro (Author)Spanish2
Ven a Cristo, ven ahora, ven así cual estásP. Castro (Author)Spanish14
Ven, amigo, al dulce JesúsPedro Castro (Author)Spanish5
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us