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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Fr. Gregory will be preaching a retreat this week to a group of Franciscan sisters in Lacon, Illinois, on the theme of the commandments of Jesus as found in the Gospels.

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