Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg celebrated fans who have religion and encouraged others to stay “prayed up” with him on an app.
“I’ve been getting a lot of messages from people who have been faith” target=”_blank”>praying every day<.
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 07: Mark Wahlberg speaks onstage at the NY special screening of FATHER STU at The Sheen Center on April 07, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)
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“Let’s do the rosary together and stay prayed up. You got to stay prayed up. God bless you,” he added.
Catholic prayer and meditation app Hallow launched a partnership with Wahlberg earlier this month. It is the most downloaded and used Catholic app in the world and released resources as the actor’s newest film “Father Stu” was released.
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Wahlberg has long broken with Hollywood and spoken publicly about his religion, including releasing his daily routine in 2018 detailing a 2:30 a.m. wake up that kicks off with prayer at 2:45 a.m.
HELENA, MONTANA – APRIL 04: Mark Wahlberg visits All Saints Chapel at Carroll College on behalf of the film FATHER STU on April 04, 2022 in Helena, Montana. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)
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“I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother and uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me and a good follower to those that are serving God and doing the right thing,” he told English broadcaster Piers Morgan in 2012.
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“Father Stu,” which was released April 13, is Wahlberg’s first religious project. The movie chronicles the true story of amateur boxer Stuart Long and his journey of becoming a priest.
Fox News’ Breck Dumas contributed to this report.