It was first published by OCP Publications, in 1994.
There are separate Spanish and English language versions of the lyrics. But these are often arranged in bi-lingual versions, taking part of each verse / chorus from each language.
The tune is sometimes called It has a 3/4 time signature, and in the key of C the first few notes of the melody are G EFG A G.
Sheet music is available for purchase (immediate download) from OCP'swebsite.
Solo singer self-accompanied on keyboard:
Group with backing band:
Instrumental - flute:
LyricsThe lyrics are copyright so cannot be reproduced here.
Spanish lyricsThese are currently available on this website.
A rough outline is:
1 Ven, ven al banquete. Ven a la fiesta de Dios ...
Ven, ven al banquete. Ven a la fiesta de Dios.
Ven a la cena de Cristo.
2 ¿Quién le puede dar de comer a la multitud? ...
3 Hay que darse a morir para cosechar ...
4 Los desamparados vendrán a partir el pan ...
English lyricsThese are currently available on this website. A rough outline is:
Come, come to the banquet, come, come to the feast.
Here the hungry find plenty,
here the thirsty shall drink,
Here at the supper of Jesus, come to the feast.
1 Like the child whose fishes and loaves fed the multitude ...
2 ‘Til the seed is given to earth, it is just one grain ...
3 In the stranger by our side, In the least and last ...