Fr. Matthew Ramsay
Fr. Matthew was ordained in 2011 and began serving at St. Anne’s parish in 2015. Before coming to St. Anne’s, he served at St. Philip Neri parish in Saskatoon, and was pastor of the parishes of Kerrobert, Luseland, Dodsland, and Major in western Saskatchewan. Fr. Matthew is excited to be part of this community with its moving liturgies, active ministries and lively schools.
Fr. Matthew has one brother, three sisters, and two nephews. He enjoys music, travel, rooting for the Riders, and finding ways to help the church reach out to the world with the message and mercy of Christ.
Rev. Mr. Ed McLeod
Deacon Ed was ordained Deacon in Prince Albert on August 15th 1993, and was the second Permanent Deacon ordained in Saskatchewan. He went on to serve at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary for ten years and three years as a Pastoral Assistant at Prince Albert parishes. In 2002 he moved to Saskatoon and began to serve at Saint Anne’s, volunteering with with Baptism Preparation, the initiation Sacraments, and assisting at the three Sundays Masses.
Deacon Ed and his wife Sylvia have three daughters and a growing number of grandchildren. He works outside of the parish and his ministry at Saint Anne’s is strictly volunteer as part of his vocation as a deacon.
Darlene has been employed as a parish secretary at St. Anne’s Parish since 2003. Her role includes office administration, bookkeeper, sacramental recording, and bulletin editing, but the most important part of her job is to meet and greet everyone who comes through the parish office doors Monday to Friday.
Darlene and her husband Garry have two adult children and three grandchildren. They enjoy spending time with their children and their families, entertaining family and friends, and watching the Riders and Blue Jays!
Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Ruxandra joined the team in July 2015, after being involved with youth ministry in the Archdiocese of Vancouver for six years. She coordinates outreach and programming for youth in grades 6 to 12, primarily through strategic planning, recruiting and empowering leaders, and visiting our local Catholic schools. She dreams of having all the students in the North End of Saskatoon encounter Christ and deepen their faith!
Ruxandra grew up in Vancouver, B.C., and moved to Saskatoon after being hired at St. Anne’s. In her spare time, she likes to read, play volleyball, have conversations about the importance of parish ministry, and tell others about God’s love!
Coordinator of Evangelization and Adult Faith Formation
Clark has been involved in evangelization and ministry since 2008, primarily through lay movements and youth ministries. In the summer of 2018, after years of admiring St Anne’s parish from a distance, he joined the team. Clark coordinates various efforts to facilitate encounters with Christ, lifelong discipleship and evangelization.
Clark and his wife, Courtney, welcomed their son Judah John Paul into the world right before joining St Anne’s. He will steal your heart if you give him the chance! In his spare time you can usually find Clark studying theology, making music, dreaming dreams or spending time with his family.
Coordinator of Children’s Ministry
Patti has a teaching degree from the University of Saskatchewan. In the past many years she has had a few professions such as investigator for the federal government, project manager for a construction company, administrative assistant for the union of federal workers, and of course teacher. She began to work at Saint Anne’s in 2013, where she coordinates ministry for parishioners aged three to grade five. Patti visits our five elementary schools, teaches sacramental preparation, organizes programs and events for children, and works to make St. Anne’s a welcoming and exciting place for children and families. Patti loves the time she gets to spend in the many classrooms of the elementary schools in the St. Anne’s neighborhood teaching the children about God’s great love for us all.
Patti is married, has four grown children, four grandchildren, 7 siblings, and a Mom and Dad both in their middle 90s.
Coordinator of Sunday Experience and Volunteers
Catherine was pleased to join the community and staff at Saint Anne’s in August 2017. You will find her creating schedules for liturgical and volunteer ministries, supporting parish committees, and working to continue building the experience of Sunday liturgy. She finds great joy in the encountering of Christ’s merciful love through community, and looks forward to participating with all Saint Anne’s parishioners as we journey towards our God.
Catherine is from Winnipeg, but moved to Saskatoon shortly before her start at Saint Anne’s. A musician by trade, she spends the majority of her weekday evenings teaching piano to children and youth in Saskatoon. She is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Theology through the Augustine Institute (Denver, CO), and enjoys reading and cooking in her spare time.
Coordinator of Music Ministry
Ken has been involved in music ministry at Saint Anne’s Parish in various capacities since 1988. He has been serving as Music Coordinator for the parish and director and accompanist for the 5:00 choir since 1999. Ken helps to facilitate the over ninety musicians that make Saint Anne’s music ministry rich and diverse.
Ken works as a school counsellor during the day. He grew up on a ranch in southwest Saskatchewan, and has lived in Saskatoon since beginning University when he was 18. Music ministry is a passion for Ken. He is actively involved in music ministry not only at Saint Anne’s Parish but also in the city of Saskatoon. He has served as the organist for the Saskatoon Diocesan Choir since 1995.
Daniel is the Caretaker of Saint Anne’s Parish. He is responsible for keeping the church, hall, and grounds in good order. He works with the staff, volunteers, and other parishioners to coordinate the set-up of events, technical support with various ministries, repairs of all kinds, and other miscellaneous needs of the church.
Daniel grew up in Prince Albert where he was homeschooled along with his four brothers and two sisters. He moved to Saskatoon in 2012 and worked as a hot tub technician and later at a property maintenance business before starting at Saint Anne’s Parish. In late 2016 Daniel married his beautiful wife, Sarah, and they are excited to grow their new family in the community and make Saint Anne’s their parish home.
Coordinator of Childrens Ministry
Trina is a military brat who moved to Saskatoon and joined St. Anne’s Parish in 1995, after falling in love at first sound with our wonderful music ministry. She has spent the last twenty years engaged in as many ministries as time allowed, and can assure you that our ministries and parishioners are truly Christ-centered and abounding with love. After many years as a dedicated stay at home mom, Trina decided to put her BA and Early Childhood Education Diploma to use here as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator. She currently coordinates RCIC, Kids4Christ and Children’s Liturgy, and is delighted to be Auntie Trina for our parish children.
Trina married Mr. Handsome at St. Anne’s in 1997 and has three beautiful children. She is blessed to have her mom, brother and sister-in-law and five nieces and nephews in the parish as well. She loves children and the young-at-heart, has a passion for social justice, and hopes to be an author, to learn the tango and to snuggle grandbabies. She believes JOY – Jesus first, serving others with love and compassion, giving thanks for the precious gift of your life – is the path we are called to follow.