Welcome to the website of St. Bede Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in the Illinois Valley area of North Central Illinois.  St. Bede Abbey was established in 1891 and operates St. Bede Academy, a co-educational Catholic high school serving both day and boarding students.  We hope that you will find the website helpful.  If you have further questions, then please contact us.




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Holy Week services are as follows: Holy Thursday, March 24 @ 7:30 PM; Good Friday, March 25 @ 3:00 PM; Holy Saturday, March 26 @ 8:30 PM; Easter Sunday, March 27 @ 10:00 AM.  All are welcome to attend.  All services will be broadcast live.  Can’t catch a service live? Then view it on-demand through […]

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