The Ste. Anne Team
Msgr. Charles Kosanke, Pastor
Rev. Monsignor Dr. Charles Kosanke was born in northeast Detroit. His education includes a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, master’s degrees in Divinity and Theological Studies and a doctorate in Biblical Theology.
Since his ordination in the 1980s, Msgr. Chuck has served in parishes in the city and suburbs of Detroit, including National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica in Royal Oak, St. Benedict Parish in Highland Park, Church of Madonna and St. Cecilia Parishes in Detroit, Guardian Angels Parish in Clawson, and St. Regis Parish in Bloomfield Hills. In addition to being pastor of Ste. Anne Parish, he is also pastor of Most Holy Trinity Parish in Corktown.
Msgr. Chuck has extensive experience in Catholic education from elementary school to graduate school as a teacher and administrator. He has been involved in many organizations over the years in various roles. He likes to read, walk, bike, swim, and golf in his spare time. As pastor of Ste. Anne Msgr. Chuck is the chief teacher, spiritual leader, and administrator of the parish. He feels blessed to be the pastor of this wonderful community and is humbled to be called to walk in the steps of Fr. Gabriel Richard.
Fr. Ryan Adams, Associate Pastor
Fr. Ryan grew up in Ray Township, Michigan, and has three sisters, one brother and really awesome parents. He converted to the Catholic faith in college, and was ordained on June 7, 2014. Fr. Ryan currently lives at Our Lady of the Rosary in Detroit where he is a part of a community of priests called the Detroit Oratory in Formation, a form of community life established by St. Phillip Neri. Fr. Ryan says, “I basically love Jesus and my greatest goal in life is to be consumed by the Gospel so that it pours out of me because Jesus is the most beautiful and greatest gift that any of us can receive—He is truly Good News.”
Fr. Ryan also serves as associate pastor at Most Holy Trinity Parish.
Deacon Ken Fry
Deacon Fry was ordained in 2002 and served at Guardian Angels and Our Lady Victory parishes before coming to Ste. Anne in 2017. He is currently a full time high school special education teacher, and coached high school football for 38 years. Deacon Fry holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Eastern Michigan University in Special Education and a Master of Pastoral Studies degree from Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
Anne-Marie Fry, Pastoral Associate
Anne-Marie Fry began her ministry as Pastoral Associate at St. Anne in August, 2016. She oversees finance, facilities and stewardship. She holds master’s degrees in Business Administration and Theology-Sacred Scripture. Anne-Marie began working for the Church in 1999 at Sacred Heart Major Seminary where she served as the Dean of Administration and Advancement. In 2004 she went to work at Bishop Foley Catholic High School as the Director of Finance. Prior to joining the Ste. Anne team she served as pastoral associate at St. Regis Parish in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Anne-Marie is a member of the Catholic Biblical Association. She has served on the Archdiocesan Diaconate Formation Team, the Executive Board of Our Lady of Guadalupe Middle School for Girls and the Board of Ladywood High School. Anne-Marie has been married to Deacon Ken Fry since 1978. She has three adult children and one grandchild.
Danielle Center, Program Director
Danielle Center serves to bring more people to beautiful Ste. Anne de Detroit. She helps us to welcome tour groups, classrooms, historic societies, senior citizen communities, pilgrims, brides and grooms, those in the neighborhood and more! Reach out to Danielle with questions about events, weddings, or tours.
Danielle attended the University of Michigan-Dearborn, worked for several years at the Archdiocese of Detroit, and is grateful to work at this beautiful church with this gifted, generous staff. When she’s not working, Danielle is usually thinking up large-scale shenanigans for her friends: plays, retreats, pilgrimages to holy locations–anything that mixes faith with art with nature is fair game!
Juanita Sanchez, Office Manager
If you stop by the office, you will probably see Juanita first. She handles the daily ins and outs of the office: phone calls, emails, drop-ins. Juanita also works with the families receiving Baptisms, Quinceaneras, religious education, funerals, and everything in between. Scheduling appointments, registering new families for the parish, and payments are also handled through her office.
Yuliana Bautista, Accounts Receiving Manager
Yuliana loves giving back to the community where she grew up by volunteering her time at the parish. Her most recent volunteer activities have been as a catechist and wedding coordinator. She was also a member of a young adult group here are Ste. Anne called Jornadas. She is very happy to be part of the Ste. Anne staff and joined the team in October 2017.
Armando Avila, Maintenance Director
Groundsman extraordinaire, Armando keeps things running smoothly across the Ste. Anne campus. He handles the maintenance responsibilities for the historic church, hall, rectory, school, and old convent buildings.
Colleen Moore, Director of Communications
Colleen joined the staff of Ste. Anne in September, 2017. Colleen’s professional career began in Washington, D.C. where she served as chief legislative correspondent and deputy press secretary for the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. She then worked for several years at Jasculca Terman and Associates, a public affairs firm in Chicago. Just prior to coming to Ste. Anne, Colleen served as the director of communications at St. Regis Parish in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Colleen has a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Christopher Loeffler, Music & Liturgy
Chris coordinates the music at our liturgies, including Sunday Masses, funerals, Novena, Healing Masses, special events, weddings, etc. Chris plays both the organ and piano, and sings in English, Spanish, Latin, French, and Polish.