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.


On Friday, April 11, in the St. Bede Abbey Church at 7 PM, Fr. Joseph Morris will lead a dynamic presentation of the entire Gospel of Mark from memory.  All are invited to attend.


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