Venerable Luis Lapuente

Venerable Luis LapuenteAlso known as

  • Ludwig de Ponte
  • Luis D’Aponte
  • Luis de la Puente
  • Luis de Lapuente
  • Luis de Ponte
  • Luis Dupont


Studied at the Dominican university of San Gregorio. Jesuit. Ordained in 1580. Taught philosophy at the University of Salamanca in Spain. An excellent administrator and novice master, he was forced to withdraw from active positions due to poor health. Worked in Villagarcia during the plague outbreak of 1599. Eminent ascetical writer whose works have been translated to many languages.





  • Life of Father Baltasar Alvarez
  • Life of Marina de Escobar
  • Spiritual Directory for Confession, Communion and the Sacrifice of the Mass
  • The Christian Life” (4 volumes)
  • Meditations on the Mysteries of Our Holy Faith

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Luis Lapuente“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 May 2017. Web. 18 September 2020. <>