October 2, 2012: The Honorable Paula Patrick today reinstated the felony charges of Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Statutory Sexual Assault, and Sexual Assault against 56 year old Andrew Mccormick. McCormick is now scheduled for a formal arraignment on October 23, 2012 in courtroom 1104 where he will also be arraigned on Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Corrupting the Morals of a Minor, Indecent Assault, and Indecent Exposure charges for the sexual assault of a ten year old boy in 1997. McCormick was a priest at St. John Cantius Church in Bridesburg when the abuse happened. After the incident happened, the defendant tried to ensure that the victim would not tell anyone about the abuse by telling the boy, “Masturbation is a sin, homosexuality is a sin, pre-marital sex is a sin and lying is a sin.” McCormick is currently free on bail.
Charges Against Andrew McCormick