Father Matteo La Grua (February 14, 1914 – January 15, 2012) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and exorcist of the Fransican Order. He was the 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.