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.




In our ongoing efforts to “go-green” we have placed our All Souls Remembrance form on the abbey web site.  If you wish to have your departed loved ones prayed for by the monks of the abbey at their Masses and prayers throughout the month of November, then fill out the form, regardless of whether you […]


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