The Catholicosate of Cilicia’s multifaceted mission was highlighted particularly in the fields of educational, religious, Armenian education and Armenological publications in the last few years. 4-IMG_2489-2The seminars and educational conferences that recently gathered various Diaspora communities in Antelias, the meetings between educational committees and the efforts to develop Armenian education have opened up new horizons for the Catholicosate of Cilicia.

True to this commitment to preserve Armenian identity in foreign countries, a special office to coordinate such projects was established in Antelias on 28 September 2006, with an official epistle from His Holiness Aram I and the consent of the National Central Committee.

Prominent Lebanese 1-IMG_2452-2Armenian intellectual and writer Sarkis Giragossian has been appointed as the director of that office.

The office oversees and organizes yearly conferences and publications in various fields