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.


Construction workers completed the brick work on the pillars of the new archway at the north end of the academy building.  We now await the arch to complete the project.  Click on the photo at the right to enlarge it.


After a delay of a few weeks, construction workers arrived to install the capstones and to begin the brick work on the archway located at the north end of the academy building.  Click on the photo on the right to enlarge it.

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