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.


As part of the Homemakers Association, Fr. Dominic is presenting a weekend bread-making workshop at St. Mary’s Church in Paris, Illinois.  The event is sponsored by the Illinois Extension.


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