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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Thanks to the hard work of many people the academy now has an athletic track!  Phase one of its implementation is completed.  With the new track in mind, there will be a dedication of it shortly after the 10 AM Sunday Mass, April 15. Due to the colder weather predicted for Sunday morning, the dedication […]

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