A Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness

About the Event

A Voice Crying out in the Wilderness was a presentation on the witness of Dietrich von Hildebrand and an introduction to the mission of the Hildebrand Legacy Project. Dr. Alice von Hildebrand and Fr. Benedict Groeschel discuss the heroic work of Hildebrand against the Nazi regime during WWII. 

About the Presenter

 Dr. Alice von Hildebrand is the widow of Dietrich von Hildebrand. Alice von Hildebrand received a master's degree and doctorate in philosophy from Fordham University in New York. She has taught several educational institutions, including the Hunter College of the City in New York, the Catechetical Institute in Arlington, Virginia, and Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. She lectures in Canada, South America, Western Europe and the United States, and is the author of several books including By Love Refined, By Grief Refined, and the Soul of a Lion. She co-authored several books with her husband, Dietrich von Hildebrand, including The Art of Living, Situation Ethics, and Graven ImagesShe continues to promote his philosophy and legacy.

 Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Ed.D. was the founder of the Trinity Retreat House, a center for prayer, retreat and renewal for the clergy. Fr. Benedict obtained his doctorate in psychology from Columbia University.  Along with eight other friars, Fr. Benedict helped form the Community of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal which is dedicated to preaching renewal and personal reform, as well as providing care for the poor and homeless. He was also a popular speaker, retreat director, and author, writing books such as A Drama of Reform, Why Do We Believe?, and Spiritual Passages: The Psychology of Spiritual Development. 


November 12, 2008


The University Club
One West 54th Street
New York City 

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