Rev. Anthony Ruff, OSB
Ruff is a monk of Saint John's Abbey, and is an associate professor of theology at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University and at Saint John's School of Theology•Seminary. He is the founding director of the National Catholic Youth Choir, and chaired the international committee that wrote the English chant for the 2011 Roman Missal. He received a bachelor's degree from SJU in 1986, a master's of divinity degree from Saint John's School of Theology in 1993, an STM from Yale Divinity School and a Th.D. from the University of Graz, Austria.