Wayne Cavalier, O.P.



  • Office: Benson Theological Center
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Email: wcavalier@ost.edu
  • Phone: 210-341-1366 x 333


  • BA, Secondary (English) Education, Nicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
  • Masters in Religious Education, Catholic University of America
  • MDiv, MA in Theology (Ecclesiology), Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (Berkeley, CA)
  • PhD (Theology and Education), Boston College


Youth Ministry; Child, Special, and Youth Catechesis; Catholic High School Teaching, Administration, and Campus Ministry; Parish-level Lay Ecclesial Ministry; Community Organizing; AIDS Hospice Practical Support Volunteer; Parish Adult Faith Formation; University Campus Ministry; Rural Ministry Development Specialist for Glenmary Home Missioners; Retreat and Parish Mission Preaching; Religious Community and Congregational Leadership; Parish Sacramental Ministry; Lay Ecclesial Ministry Formation; Visiting Professor of Practical Theology (Barry University); Adjunct Faculty in Ecclesiology, University of the Incarnate Word and Oblate School of Theology.

Academic interests

Faith Formation/Religious Education, Practical/Contextual Theology, Ecclesiology, Theology of Ministry, Formation for Ministry, Adult Faith Formation, Sociology of Religion, Adult Education Theory, Instructional Technology