St. John’s Church and Rectory, Temple Street   This mid-19th-century Greek Revival style church was built by the first Roman Catholic parish in central Massachusetts.It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Extended version - Worcester’s First Catholic Priest and the
College of theHoly Cross

Select the button on the left for the tour.  For additional information on this site, select the Extended Version button.

Continue down Temple Street to Green Street and turn left at the corner.  Proceed to the second building
on the left. From the side it appears as a yellow building with broad, bracketed eaves, but its front facade
is hidden behind a windowless, pierced metal grill.