Fr. Wayne Cavalier, O.P.
Wayne A. Cavalier is an ordained Dominican friar, Regent of Studies, and Director of the Congar Institute for Ministry Development. He earned his M.A. (ecclesiology) and M.Div. at the Graduate Theology Union, Berkeley, CA in 1990. He completed an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in theology and education at Boston College. He has published on topics related to ministry formation and is preparing a book for Paulist Press on the Dominican contribution to Vatican II ecclesiology. As Regent of Studies, he oversees the ministerial education of seminarians preparing to be Dominican priests and brothers, as well as the broader intellectual life of the Province. The Congar Institute that he founded and directs fosters collaboration among providers of ministry formation to help make lay ecclesial ministry formation resources available to underserved dioceses.