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.


  1. 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.
  2. To achieve and maintain creativity, innovation and teamwork; to create an environment where each role is meaningful and important in assisting the mission.
  3. To be faithful to our commitment of financial stewards by adhering to the highest standards of financial accountability.
  4. 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

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 and Casualty insurance coverage to diocesan locations. 

1933 Spielbusch Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: 419-826-5300

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

Online Giving

Your Appeal Dollars at Work!


Clergy Handbook

Parish Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions

Parish Donation Processing Instructions

Parish Donation Transmittal Form

How to Find FAMDIOID

Parish Master Report Instructions

Report Access Instructions

Stock Transfer Instructions

Stock Donation Letter of Intent

Online Giving

2017 Annual Catholic Appeal
Building His Church, Fulfilling His Mission

Report as of Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Goal:  $2,800,000

Total Pledged:  $2,315,819.93

Total Paid:  $1,973,979.68

% of Goal:  82.7

Donors:  14,675

% Participation:  16.9

Parishes over Goal: 37

Archbold, St. Peter 151.9%

Bellevue, St. Gaspar 109.6%

Bucyrus, Holy Trinity 111.7%

Findlay, St. Michael 100.5%

Fort Jennings, St. Joseph 100.1%

Genoa, Our Lady of Lourdes 108.5%

Gibsonburg, St. Michael 108.1%

Glandorf, St. John 114.2%

Kalida, St. Michael 108.3%

Landeck, St. John 117.6%

Marysdale, St. Isidore 171.1%

Miller City, St. Nicholas 163.4%

Millersville, St. Mary 109.9%

Monroeville, St. Joseph 104.6%

Napoleon, St. Augustine 106.3%

New Cleveland, Holy Family 143.8%

New London, Our Lady of Lourdes 106.4%

New Riegel, All Saints 140.3%

Ottawa, SS Peter and Paul 102.3%

Ottoville, Immaculate Conception 121.6%

Paulding, Divine Mercy 108.7%

Peru, St. Alphonsus 127%

Perrysburg, St. John XXIII 100.7%

Perrysburg, St. Rose 101.9%

St. Michael’s Ridge, St. Michael 122.9%

Swanton, Holy Trinity 102.3%

Sylvania, St. Joseph 104%

Tiffin, St. Joseph 139.1%

Toledo, Gesu 117.4%

Toledo, Immaculate Conception 100.5%

Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary 135.9%

Toledo, SS Adalbert and Hedwig 104.9%

Toledo, St. Joan of Arc 128%

Toledo, St. Michael 107.2%

Toledo, St. Pius 100%

Upper Sandusky, Transfiguration 111.7%

Wauseon, St. Caspar 103.4%

Parishes 90% or greater: 13

Attica, Our Lady of Hope 99.6% ($35 from goal)

Bono, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 95.8% ($210 from goal)

Clyde, St. Mary 91.2% ($965 from goal)

Columbus Grove, St. Anthony 90.4%

Defiance, St. John 94.3%

Defiance, St. Mary 94.4%

Deshler, Immaculate Conception 96.8% ($125 from goal)

Edgerton, St. Mary 91.8%

Marblehead, St. Joseph 96%

Oak Harbor, St. Boniface 99.5% ($74 from goal)

Spencerville, St. Patrick 96.4% ($125 from goal)

Toledo, Epiphany 92.9%

Toledo, Historic St. Patrick 97.4% ($370 from goal)

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”.

Deposit Withdrawal Form

Deposit Account Signature Card

Boiler Identification Form

Computer Lab Availability

All Finance Council trainings are scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

2017 Toledo: Wednesday, October 4

2017 Leipsic: Wednesday, November 29

2018 Fremont: Wednesday, March 7

2018 Toledo: Wednesday, May 2

If you have additional questions, please contact David Williams, Audit Manager, at: