Giovanni Brizi was born in Rome on the 19th of February, and studied Jurisprudence at the Sapienza University in Rome.
She obtained a three year diploma in liturgy from the Pontifical University of Sant’Anselmo in Roma and a diploma in Theology from the Diocesan Theological Centre.
In 1998 she obtained a diploma at the Studium of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints, with a summa cum laude.
From 1999 onwards she worked with different Postulators, with whom she acted as an external collaborator, in the writing of different Positiones, and as a researcher in a number of national, and international archives.
Since the 2010-2011 academic year she has given a number of lectures on the practices of the Congregation of the Causes of the Saints at the Pontifical Gregorian University, at the Faculty of History and the Cultural Patrimony of the Church, in the context of the course on the Causes of the Saints.
She took part in numerous national and international conventions and she is the author of articles and books in various languages on topics related to her professional field.
From 2013 she has been the Postulator for different Causes of beatification and canonisation.
From the 15th of September she has been the Postulator General of our Order.