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Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg celebrated fans who have found peace through prayer and encouraged others to stay “prayed” with him on an app.
“I have received many messages from people who have prayed daily and found peace. And especially sent wonderful messages about praying the rosary with me on the Hallo app,” Wahlberg said in a video message. last week at its more than 18 million followers on Instagram.
“Let’s make the rosary together and keep praying. You must keep praying. God bless you,” he added.
Catholic prayer and meditation application Hallow launched a partnership with Wahlberg earlier this month. It is the most downloaded and used Catholic app in the world and released resources when the actor’s latest movie “Father Stu” was released.
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Wahlberg has long broken with Hollywood and has spoken publicly about his devout Catholic faith, including posting his daily routine in 2018 detailing a 2:30 a.m. wake-up call that begins with a 2:45 a.m. prayer.
“I pray to be a good servant of God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother and an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader for those who admire me and a good follower for those who are serve God and do the right thing,” he told English television channel Piers Morgan in 2012.
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“Father Stu,” released April 13, is Wahlberg’s first religious project. The film tells the true story of amateur boxer Stuart Long and his journey to becoming a priest.
Fox News’ Breck Dumas contributed to this report.