Authors, Directors and Publishers of Gate Street Books
Known affectionately to most as "Revdeb", Deborah Vaughan is an author, educator and popular workshop facilitator and speaker.
An Anglican priest for 20 years, Deborah is now the Presiding Bishop of the Community Catholic Church of Canada.
A graduate of Trinity College with a degree in Journalism from Ryerson, Deborah offers services dedicated to helping people rediscover their joy and satisfaction in life through Spiritual Direction, workshops, counselling and pastoral services.
Deborah is also part-time pastor at Elcho United Church, in beautiful rural Ontario.
The Reverend Jean Porche is a gifted writer and lecturer as well as an experienced teacher whose background includes teaching students from grades five through adult. Her specialties include working with dyslexic and ADD students.
Jean was recently ordained to the priesthood and is dedicated to work that nurtures the spirit and assists in healing of the body, mind and soul. Among her writings are meditations, devotionals, articles and other works designed to assist readers to welcome and express greater love and satisfaction in their lives.
With roots in the Old Catholic Church, the CCCC is an inclusive, progressive denomination in the Catholic/Anglican tradition. Recognized by the Anglican Church and part of the family of catholic churches, the CCCC has valid orders and apostolic succession.