Theophan Prokopovich was born in the family of a shopkeeper Tsereysky in Kiev
Eleazar Prokopovich was born in the family of a shopkeeper Tsereysky in Kiev. Graduation became a student of the Kiev-Mogila Academy. Uniate Bishop of Volodymyr-Volynskyi Zalensky noticed the unusual abilities of the young monk. The author of the spiritual regulation is regarded as the creator of the spiritual department. Oleksiy Barbaruk-Trypilsky directed also the reformation. St. Petersburg's ecclesiastical academy was patterned after Ger after the Lutheran faculty of Halle. Many lesser ones and These writers praised Peter's work.