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 technological issues have been resolved for now. We intend to broadcast our Sunday Masses again beginning Sun., Oct. 6.


We have been experiencing severe technological issues which have impacted our ability to broadcast our Sunday Masses. We will not be broadcasting our Sunday Mass this week, Sept. 29. We may not be able to even broadcast our Sunday Mass for an extended period of time. When we are able to broadcast again we will […]

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