Novena to St. Joseph - Tools from St. Joseph's Toolbox Br. Ryan-Joseph, from Carmelites in the USA, shares a Novena – a nine-day prayer – leading up to the Solemnity of Saint Joseph on March 19th. St. Joseph plays a crucial role in the Carmelite Order, as its principle protector. You can watch the first video here, and subsequent videos will be available here. NB. As ‘unlisted’ videos on YouTube, you will only be able to find them via the Order of Carmelites website.