Alice von Hildebrand

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'Memoirs of a Happy Failure' cover design by Marylouise McGraw.

Funeral Mass homily: Catholic intellectual Alice von Hildebrand 'defended all that is worth defending'

Jan 25, 2022

By Fr. Gerald Murray

In his homily at Alice von Hildebrand's funeral Mass, Father Gerald E. Murray reflects on her "truly amazing life" in... Read more

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Former CNA editor recalls the 'privilege' of working with Alice von Hildebrand

Jan 19, 2022

By Hillary Mast

The numerous essays Alice von Hildebrand wrote for Catholic News Agency contained "prophetic wisdom and perspectives that have proven to... Read more

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A joyful, faithful 'warrior': Catholic philosopher, author Alice von Hildebrand dies at 98

Jan 14, 2022

By Kate Olivera

Alice von Hildebrand, known to her friends as "Lily," died Jan. 14, leaving behind an impressive collection of writing and... Read more

'Memoirs of a Happy Failure' cover design by Marylouise McGraw.

From the lion's den: Alice von Hildebrand's 'happy failure'

Dec 4, 2014

Despite having a life radically different than the one she expected as a Belgium youth, philosopher Dr. Alice von Hildebrand... Read more

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'Burn it!' if it's not in line with Church teaching: Alice von Hildebrand recalls her husband's inspiration

May 31, 2010

By CNA Staff

"If you find a word that is not in line with the Church, burn it!" were the instructions Catholic philosopher... Read more