Leo Dupont

Leo Dupont

Venerable Leo Dupont (24th January 1797 – 18th March 1876), also known as "The Holy Man of Tours," or the "Apostle of the Holy Face", was a religious figure in the Roman Catholic faith who helped spread various Catholic devotions such as the devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus and nightly Eucharistic Adoration. He has been declared Venerable by the Holy See during the pontificate of Pope Pius XII and currently awaits Beatification.

Read more about Leo Dupont:  Early Life, Religious Focus, Holy Face Devotions, Death and Veneration, Legacy

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Eucharistic Adoration - History - 19th and 20th Centuries
... Twenty years later, the Venerable Leo Dupont initiated the nightly adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Tours in 1849, from where it spread within France ... Leo Dupont, Saint Jean Vianney and Saint Peter Julian Eymard, who in 1858 formed the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament ... in 1844 in Tours by Sister Marie of St Peter, was promoted by Leo Dupont and was approved by Pope Leo XIII in 1885 ...
Visit To The Blessed Sacrament - History - 19th and 20th Centuries
... Twenty years later, the Venerable Leo Dupont initiated the nightly adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Tours in 1849, from where it spread within France ... Leo Dupont, Saint Jean Vianney and Saint Peter Julian Eymard, who in 1858 formed the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament ... which was started in 1844 in Tours by Sister Marie of St Peter, was promoted by Leo Dupont and was approved by Pope Leo XIII in 1885 ...
Leo Dupont - Legacy
... The devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus that Dupont promoted continued to flourish after his death ... Venerable Leo Dupont's efforts in speading the "Devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus" are chronicled in the book "The Holy Man of Tours" by Dorothy Scallan ...

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