The Ste. Anne Team
Msgr. Charles Kosanke, Pastor and Rector of the Basilica of Ste. Anne de Detroit
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 rector of the Basilica of Ste. Anne de Detroit, 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 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 Ken was ordained in 2002 and served at Guardian Angels in Clawson and Our Lady of Victory in Northville before coming to Most Holy Trinity and Ste. Anne in 2017. Deacon Ken recently retired from the teaching profession where he taught special needs children for 36 years in the Clarenceville School District. Currently he is serving as a pastoral associate at Most Holy Trinity. Where he is truly coming to understand what it means to be a “deacon.” Deacon Ken received his 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.
Deacon Ken has been married to Anne-Marie Fry, his high school sweetheart, since 1978. They have three adult children and four grandchildren whom they adore.
Anne-Marie Fry, Pastoral Associate
Anne-Marie Fry began her ministry as Pastoral Associate at Ste. 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.
Juanita Vargas, Coordinator of Evangelization, Catechesis and Worship
Juanita works at Most Holy Trinity and Ste. Anne Parishes and runs our faith formation, sacramental prep, outreach and worship programs.
Kristen Andree, Director of the Apostolic Center
Kristen joined the Ste. Anne team in July 2019. Kristen, originally from the metro-Detroit area, has always been passionate about using her skills and abilities to help those around her. Kristen holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Kristen has previously worked in the public and private sectors both domestically and abroad, most recently for the United States House of Representatives.
As the Director of the Apostolic Center, she handles most things that bring visitors to Ste. Anne including weddings, tours, pilgrimages and special events.
Yuliana Bautista, Administrative Assistant
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 is very happy to be part of the Ste. Anne staff and joined the team in October 2017. Yuliana handles the daily ins and outs of the office: phone calls, emails, drop-ins. Yuliana also works with the families receiving baptisms, funerals, and everything in between. Scheduling appointments, registering new families or the parish, and payments are also handled through her office.
Eleticia Feliciano, Parish Accountant
Eleticia joined the Ste. Anne team in the fall of 2019. Growing up in southwest Detroit, she is proud to be working at the parish. Helping to encourage the youth of the community, she volunteered as a catechist at St. Gabriel parish. Eleticia holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan.
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.
Joe Moss, Director of Music
Joe Moss joined the Ste. Anne team in the summer of 2018. Joe is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he studied organ performance in the studios of Dr. James Kibbie and Dr. Kola Owolabi, as well as chemical engineering. Joe grew up in the Detroit area, and was previously the interim Music Minister at his home parish, the Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn.
Joe has played for liturgies and concerts across the Detroit area, including Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, St. Francis of Assisi in Ann Arbor, St. Aloysius, and Hill Auditorium. Joe has also performed abroad, performing in masterclasses on the famed organs of Notre Dame de Paris and St. Sulpice, Paris. In his free time, Joe enjoys exploring the beautiful architecture of Detroit, kayaking, biking, and anything to do with Michigan Football. Joe is a former member of 4 years in the Michigan Marching Band.
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, a strategic communications 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.
Jessica Mandujano, Youth Minister
Jessica was born and raised in southwest Detroit. She grew up serving at Saint Cunegunda Church. After graduating from high school, she moved to Chicago to pursue her dream career, but little did she know God had other plans for her. Jessica is currently discerning to enter the religious life and is working closely with the youth through the Corazon Puro youth group.