Chaminade’s Campus Ministry department consists of three full-time and two part-time staff members. Each person works in collaboration with the others, though there are ministry aspects for which each is primarily responsible.
Mr. Matthew Dailey
Mr. Dailey is the Director of Campus Ministry. He assists in preparation work for the retreat program, the service program, and prayer and liturgy opportunities. A devoted Marianist educator, he is blessed to have been a member of the Chaminade Family since 2013, having been in Marianist education since 2002. Mr. Dailey has an M.A. in Theology from SLU and an M.A. in English from UMSL. He also has B.A.’s in English and Secondary Education from SLU. He is a member of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish where he lives with his wife and son, a future member of the Chaminade class of 2032. In 2014 he first took vows as a lay Marianist. Mr. Dailey is the campus ministry liaison to the O'Donnell House.
Mr. Kevin Becvar
Mr. Kevin Becvar is the Director of the Marianist Service Program. He is primarily responsible for leading the service program in order to challenge our students to grow within their faith, knowledge, respect and understanding of the poor and marginalized through building relationships within the community. He graduated from Rockhurst University with a B.A. in Theology and Nonprofit Leadership. This is Mr. Becvar's fourth year at Chaminade after serving previously as the community resource coordinator for Loyola Academy. He is the campus ministry liaison to the Mauclerc House. email
Mr. Mike Fitzgerald '05
Mr. Mike Fitzgerald is the Coordinator of the Retreat Program at Chaminade. He is responsible for planning and running the many retreats available to the student body. He also trains student retreat leaders, helping them to facilitate their peers’ growth in spirituality and faith. He is a graduate of Chaminade class of 2005 and a graduate of Benedictine College with a B.A. in Theology. He is the campus ministry liaison to the Gray House.
Mrs. Carla Struckhoff
Mrs. Carla Struckhoff is in her third year at Chaminade as a part-time campus minister. She is also a member of the Theology Department, teaching three sections of Freshman Theology. Her primary responsibilities involve liturgy preparation and assistance with the retreat and service programs. She received her BS in Education from Missouri State University in 1997 and her MA in Theological Studies from Ave Maria University in 2012. She is the campus ministry liaison to the Lamourous House. email
Fr. Oscar Vasquez, S.M.
Fr. Oscar Vasquez, S.M., is the chaplain of Chaminade College Prep who oversees the Sacramental lives of the Chaminade Family. He came to Chaminade in the 2006-2007 school year and has enjoyed his over 20 years as a teacher and administrator in Marianist high schools. Fr. Oscar has a B.S. from Our Lady of the Lake Uinversity, a M.A. from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, and a degree in sacred Theology from the Angelicum in Rome. Fr. Oscar serves as the campus ministry liaison to the Meyer House. email