Sister Charles Mary Burns: An Interview

William Martin Burns and Mary Thelma Maratta Burns had five children born two years apart. Then there was a span of five years before they became the proud parents of twins born on April 2, 1936, in Louisville, Kentucky. They named them Blanche Eleanor and Paul. Blanche’s other brothers were William Jr., Richard, Phil and Charles. Her sisters were Patricia, Mary, Jean and Catherine. Blanche’s sisters entered the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Mary in 1947 and Jean in 1949. However, Jean withdrew after eighteen years. Read more.