Philadelphia Diocese Press Release March 2, 2012
Statement Regarding Reverend Patrick G. Mccormick
At approximately 5:00 p.m. this evening the Archdiocese of Philadelphia learned that Father Patrick McCormick was arrested on February 23rd and charged with patronizing a prostitute. This information is deeply troubling.
On Friday, February 24th, Father McCormick informed the Archdiocese that he had been arrested the day before, but that the charge was DUI.
Father McCormick has been placed on administrative leave. He was an assistant pastor with St. Timothy Rectory on Levick Street in Northeast Philadelphia.