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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.

7/25/2015

The organ in the abbey church which the monks use for their daily Mass is in need of a major renovation.  We are upgrading all the electronic elements and replacing the speakers at a cost of about $42,000.  If you would like to help defray the cost of rebuilding the organ, please fill out the […]

7/21/2015

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