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. Click on the image below of the Abbey Church to view live and previously live-streamed Masses.



To read the most issue of the Bedan Record, click on the headline above and then click here.


On Saturday, Aug. 22 the abbey will be having a scheduled power outage to repair electrical damage caused the big power outage a week ago. We will not be able to broadcast Mass on Aug. 22. We ought to be able to broadcast our Sunday Mass, Aug. 23.

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