Somos uno en espíritu

Translator: Federico J. Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Author: Peter Scholtes

Peter Scholtes (1938–2009) Peter was born in Evanston, Illinois and grew up in Oak Park, where he attended Ascension School and Fenwick High School before studying at Quigley and St. Mary of the Lake-Mundelein seminaries. He earned his Masters in Adult Education and Organization Development at Boston University. Peter wrote the hymn "They'll Know We Are Christians by Our Love" while he was a parish priest at St. Brendan's on the South Side of Chicago in the 1960s. At the time, he was leading a youth choir out of the church basement and was looking for an appropriate song for a series of ecumenical, interracial events. When he couldn't find such a song, he wrote the now-famous hymn in a single day. His experiences at St. Brendan's, a… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Somos uno en espíritu y en el Señor
Title: Somos uno en espíritu
Author: Peter Scholtes (1966)
Translator: Federico J. Pagura
Meter: Irregular
Language: Spanish
Copyright: © F.E.L. (admin. por Lorenz Corporation)



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #267

Celebremos Su Gloria #358

El Himnario #223

Mil Voces para Celebrar #267

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support