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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The month of November is devoted to praying for those who have gone before us in faith. If you wish to have your beloved dead prayed for during the month of November by the monks of the abbey, go to the About tab above and click on All Souls Remembrance. The names you submit will […]

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