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.


Our First Mass of Christmas will be celebrated on Wednesday at 8:00 PM with a reception to follow.  A Mass on Christmas Morning will be celebrated at 10:00 AM.  All the Masses are open to the public.


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