Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. JOHN BERCHMANS

Christian Saint

Jesuit priest, but not for long

Son of a shoemaker he became a novice and then walked (with presumably very comfortable shoes) from Antwerp to Rome for more study.

He became an outstandingly industrious student of unfailing cheerfulness. Passing all his exams with flying colors, he also found time in between to act in miracle plays.

Then came the proud day when he became a fully-fledged priest — and then fell ill and died.

If there is a moral to his story, it must be ‘you can always live and learn but you can’t always learn to live.’

St. John Berchmans Facts and Figures

Name: John Berchmans
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 1599-1621
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 69

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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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