About Us

The Catholic Community Foundation is an autonomous pious foundation formed under Canon Law sections 1303, §1,1 and 114, §2 and incorporated as a nonprofit entity in the State of Texas. Organized in 2006 under the ecclesial authority of the Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio, the foundation represents an emerging ministry that:

  • Provides investment and endowment management services for the benefit of the apostolic activities of the Roman Catholic Church and its related institutions; and,
  • Provides donors with strategies and mechanisms to provide financial support for the Catholic ministries of their choice through Donor Advised Funds, Planned Giving/Bequests or outright donations.

For more information, please contact Steve Oswald, CEO/President at 210-732-2157 or at steve.oswald@ccftx.org.

Our Leadership

The Catholic Community Foundation is led by a group of visionary Catholic business and community leaders who provide morally responsible, professional and effective financial management for our Catholic institutions.


Board of Directors

Board of Trustees Officers

Stephen M. Dufilho

Stephen M. Dufilho

Chair

Investments
Ray E. Berend

Ray E. Berend

Vice Chair

Certified Public Accountant
George J. Person

George J. Person

Secretary

Attorney at Law, Person, Whitworth, Borchers & Morales, L.L.P.
Eric C. Opiela

Eric C. Opiela

Treasurer

Attorney at Law
Most Reverend Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.

Most Reverend Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.

Ex-Officio

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio

Reverend Martin J. Leopold

Reverend Martin J. Leopold

Ex-Officio

Moderator of the Curia, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Pastor – Our Lady of Grace Parish and St. Peter the Apostle Parish


Trustees 

Very Reverend Lawrence J. Christian

Very Reverend Lawrence J. Christian

Vicar General, Archdiocese of San Antonio, Pastor – St. Ann Parish

Rev. Anthony O. Cummins

Rev. Anthony O. Cummins

Retired Pastor, Archdiocese of San Antonio
Deacon Harry M. Flavin

Deacon Harry M. Flavin

Past Chair, Investment Committee, Catholic Community Foundation/Catholic Fraternity Fund

Principal, Matterhorn Capital Management, L.L.C.

 

Frank M. Kudla, Jr.

Frank M. Kudla, Jr.

President & COO, FNK Ventures, L.L.C.
Martha D. Leiper

Martha D. Leiper

Chair, Investment Committee, Catholic Community Foundation/Catholic Fraternity Fund

Senior VP, Corporate Finance and Investments, USAA

 

Mona Mengler

Mona Mengler

Community Volunteer
Rick Molina

Rick Molina

Owner, Mesquite Country Enterprises
Vivian M. Vance

Vivian M. Vance

Business Woman

Catholic Community Foundation Staff

The Catholic Community Foundation staff oversees and administers the operation of the Foundation.

Steve Oswald

Steve Oswald

CEO/President

Helene B. Deuley

Helene B. Deuley

Executive Assistant