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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With the installation of the arch, the archway at the north entrance of the academy building is now completed.  Many thanks to the Class of 1964 for providing the funding for the project.  Click on the photo at the right to enlarge it.

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