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.




To read the November-December issue of our Oblate Newsletter click on the headline above and then click here.


Beginning on Monday, October 10, the monastic community will begin to celebrate its Mass at 7:45 AM, Monday to Saturday.  Sunday Mass will remain at 10:00 AM.  All Masses will continue to be broadcasted live.

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