In 1929, Alexei and Evfrosinia Kapral moved from
the Western Ukraine to Alberta, Canada. They eventually had seven children, with the last, Igor, being born in 1948. When he was 21, Igor enrolled in [[Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary (Jordanville, New York)|Holy Trinity Seminary]], Jordanville; three years later, he graduated from the seminary and entered the [[Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, New York)|attached monastery]] as a novice.
==Holy Trinity Monastery==