This office provides accounting, accounts receivable, payable and payroll services for the central administrative offices and CCMT School. Administers the Diocesan Deposit and Loan program for the diocese, providing cash demand savings accounts and a pool of funds for loans to parishes, schools, and agencies of the diocese to fund building, acquisition and renovation projects.
Responsible for diocesan investments and accountable for all funds of the diocese. Provides auditing services to parishes and schools of the diocese to ensure proper accounting of parish funds. Consulting and training is available for pastors, administrators, finance councils and parish staff.
Finance Office Mission Statement
The Finance Office will continue to develop an organization that will provide highly valued professional services to the Diocese of Toledo and its affiliates. We will conduct our duties and responsibilities in such a manner as to be recognized as an equitable and respected contributor to the Diocese. We are faithfully committed to participating in the mission of the Catholic Church by being responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to our care; to foster a free exchange of ideas, innovations and teamwork; to operate as efficiently as possible without sacrificing pastoral quality of service and while upholding the highest degree of professionalism in all financial matters.
- To adhere to an uncompromising code of ethical and professional conduct in transacting Diocesan business while ensuring compliance with canonical law, civil law, and appropriate ordinances and regulations.
- To achieve and maintain creativity, innovation and teamwork; to create an environment where each role is meaningful and important in assisting the mission.
- To be faithful to our commitment of financial stewards by adhering to the highest standards of financial accountability.
- To continually pursue opportunities for improving service to the Diocesan community.
The Development Office is responsible for all fund development that includes the Annual Catholic Appeal, a Charitable Annuity Program, as well as facilitates the selling of stocks, bonds or mutual funds for the benefit of diocesan parishes, schools and ministries within the diocese.
The Fund Officer is located within the Development Office and provides support and assistance to parishes, schools and departments within the diocese. Responsibilities of the office include, planned giving and securing Major Gifts for the benefit of the diocese through Estate Gifts, and Life Insurance. If you are interested in donating a major gift to the Diocese of Toledo, contact Karen Szymanski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Diocese of Toledo is committed to following the highest ethical and professional standards in all of our ministries, and to enforcing both civil and canonical requirements regarding temporal goods.
EthicsPoint, Inc. serves as the independent, third party administrator for the financial misconduct hotline. Reports may be filed via the web or by calling one of EthicsPoint’s trained specialists toll-free at 1-866-384-4277.
Provides comprehensive General Liability, Property, Automobile and Boiler insurance coverage to diocesan locations. Conducts periodic inspections and provides risk management advice.
P.O. Box 30
Swanton, OH 43558
Director: Mr. Joseph Spenthoff
Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Vicky Spenthoff
The Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA), formerly known as the Diocesan Development Fund (DDF), is the annual fundraising campaign which supports many of the educational, spiritual, and service ministries of the Diocese of Toledo.
Every Catholic family or individual is asked for their financial and prayerful support.
Gifts to the ACA can be sent to PO Box 917, Toledo, OH 43697.
For questions call 419.244.6711
Your Appeal Dollars at Work!
2017 Annual Catholic Appeal
Building His Church, Fulfilling His Mission
Report as of Friday, March 24, 2017
Total Pledged: $1,588,223.86
Total Paid: $1,238,656.33
% of Goal: 56.7
% Participation: 12.3
Parishes over Goal: 2
Marysdale, St. Isidore 121.9%
Tiffin, St. Joseph 118.5%
Parishes 90% or greater: 4
Attica, Our Lady of Hope 95.1%
Kalida, St. Michael 99.4%
Miller City, St. Nicholas 95%
Toledo, St. Michael 98.6%
Direct Rollover Information
This form is for use by parishes if they have an individual who wishes to make a gift from their IRA under the “Pension Protection Act”.