Father Matteo La Grua (born February 14, 1914) is an ItalianRoman Catholicpriest and exorcist of the Fransican Order. He is an author of several books in Italian, including La preghiera di liberazione.
He entered the priesthood on July 25, 1937. For over thirty years he was the official exorcist of the Archdiocese of Palermo, Italy. On Saturday, July 22, 2007, Father La Grua celebrated his 70th anniversary in the priesthood.
In a book printed in Italian called the President of the Exorcists written by the senior exorcist of Rome, Father Gabriele Amorth, there is a section by Father La Gura on curses and prayers of liberation.