The Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas is the eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Toledo. Bishop Thomas had served as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia since his Episcopal Ordination on July 26, 2006.
Bishop Thomas was born and raised in Philadelphia, attending Catholic elementary and high schools. He attended Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa., where he earned both a Bachelor and Master of Arts degree. He also earned a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) in 1989 from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
In addition to his duties with the Diocese of Toledo, Bishop Thomas serves as a Consultor to the USCCB’s Pro-Life Committee and remains a member of the USCCB’s Committee for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations, the Committee on Divine Worship, and the Task Force Commission on Certification and Accreditation. He is also a member the Ohio Council of Churches Board of Directors and The Athenaeum of Ohio – Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West Board of Directors.