This year is the 50th anniversary of the Mustard Seed! Even as we keep on doing what we're doing, we have some special events to mark the anniversary.

  • The next 50th anniversary event will be a block party for the neighborhood at the Mustard Seed on Saturday, July 30, 12-4pm. If you are interested in volunteering, call Paula at 508-243-0735.
  • The Catholic Worker National Gathering will be held in Worcester October 20-23. If you'd like to attend or to help out, sign up here.
  • A group of Holy Cross students have written a 50th anniversary history of the Mustard Seed. It's available online here.

Other things coming up:

  • Our food pantry could use donations of peanut butter, jelly, unsweetened cereal, low sodium soup, pasta, pasta sauce, tuna in water, and canned vegetables. You can drop off donations Monday-Friday from 4-6pm at 93 Piedmont Street.
  • We have a few weekdays each month where we're looking for a group to provide a meal. For more information, call Paula at 508-243-0735If you know anyone interested in volunteering to serve rather than prepare a meal, have them sign up at this link.
  • If you would like to learn to use Narcan to reverse an opioid overdose, there will be a class via Zoom for Mustard Seed volunteers Monday, June 6, at 3pm. Please RSVP to Mike: 508-499-9638.
  • Holy Mass will be celebrated in the chapel upstairs at the Mustard Seed 7pm Friday, June 3 and July 22.The June 3 celebrant will be Fr. Paul O'Connell, and the July 22 celebrant Fr. John Madden. Please join us as the spirit moves.
  • Mondays and Fridays we pray the night prayer (compline) together at 6:45pm, right after cleaning up for the night. All are invited to join us.


For more information or to make a donation, visit us at Facebook or

Our mailing address is: The Mustard Seed, PO Box 2592, Worcester MA 01613.

Our street address is:
Mustard Seed Catholic Worker Community
93 Piedmont St
Worcester, MA 01609

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