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. Click on the image below of the Abbey Church to view live and previously live-streamed Masses.



Our All Souls Remembrance form is now active. If you wish to have your deceased loved ones and friends remembered in the prayers of the monks, then fill out the form and submit it. The monks will pray for them throughout the month of November. The form can be found by clicking on “About” in […]


To read the most recent issue of the Bedan Record, click on the headline above and then click here.

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