Berchmann Johann a German theologian of the Jesuit order, who lived in the early half of the 17th century, is revered as a saint. He wrote Hyperdulia Marioana, a work published by Canisius (Munich, 1631). His Life, represented as a model, and written in Italian by Virg. Cepari (Rome, 1627), was translated into Latin by Herm.Hugo (Antwerp, 1630); into French by Cachet (Paris, 1630); into Spanish by Jos. Olzina. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.