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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It seems that the water damage to the technological equipment in the abbey church basement was not as bad as previously thought.  We have started to broadcast our Mass again beginning with Mass on Monday.

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