MEMOIRS OF A HAPPY FAILURE
By Alice von Hildebrand
Saint Benedict Press, 2014
180 pages, $24.95
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Assisted by John Henry Crosby (director of the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project), author Alice von Hildebrand has completed this memoir of a life marked by great graces profitably used.
This is a wonderful chronicle — which includes a foreword by Cardinal Timothy Dolan — of a well-known Catholic woman, philosopher and teacher (from the late 1940s to the 1980s) at Hunter College in New York City.
There, she faced great challenges as a woman and a Catholic, rising finally to the level of tenured appointment in this aggressively secular and...READ MORE