Newly ordained Rev. Jacques A. McGuffie gave his blessing after celebrating his first Mass on Sunday, May 26 at St. Patrick Church in Roxbury. He was one of five ordained by Cardinal O’Malley at the Cathedral on May 25. A native of Haiti, he earned degrees at Northeastern and Boston University and worked for the Mass Dept. of Social Services. After his wife’s death, he entered Pope John XXIII National Seminary for Delayed Vocations in Weston in August, 2009. He awaits his first assignment from the Cardinal this week.