Alice von Hildebrand

Alice von Hildebrand (1923 - 2022) was an author, philosopher, and towering Catholic intellectual figure of her generation. She was married to Dietrich von Hildebrand, one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century.

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On the Providence of God by Alice von Hildebrand

In the wee hours of Tuesday, June 11, 1940, I was awakened by the ringing of the ship’s bells. I tiptoed to open the door of our cabin and to my amazement saw people in pajamas and nightgowns with life-preservers around their waists, rushing toward the deck. I immediately woke my sister, Louloute (pronounced “Loo-lute”).…