Saint Teresa of Avila is the patron saint of Headache and Loss of Parents. She was a Carmelite nun who from early childhood was devoted to Christ.
She was born in Ávila, Spain. Towards the end of her life, She wrote an autobiography in which she evaluated her own life and gave descriptions of her parents.
She is known as a great mystic and her writings are a testament to Her devotion to Christ and the importance of contemplative prayer.