Ruberval Monteiro da Silva, born in Brazil, Benedictine monk and priest. Licentiate and doctorate at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. Professor at the Saint Anselm Pontifical Athenaeum, where he teaches topics related to early Christian art, liturgy and symbolic language. He is coordinator of the sacramental dogmatic theological specialization and of the high specialization course of Art for Worship. He is an artist and has created iconographic programs for several churches in America and Europe, as well as works of illustrations and graphics.