The well-known actor took the opportunity to invite everyone to "stay prayed up."
American actor Mark Wahlberg—who is openly Catholic and has just starred in the film Father Stu, about a former boxer who becomes a Catholic priest—has encouraged his more than 18.6 million followers on Instagram to pray the Rosary.
The star partnered with the Catholic app Hallow, one of the most popular in the United States in the religious app category. In this partnership, Wahlberg prays all the mysteries of the Holy Rosary, as well as the traditional “Anima Christi” prayer and an invocation to the Holy Spirit. The app also offers users a series of audio files from the movie Father Stu.
In his Instagram video post, Mark Wahlberg—on set—says, “I’ve been getting a lot of messages from people who have been praying every day and finding peace; especially, sending wonderful messages about doing the Rosary with me on the Hallow app …” The actor takes the opportunity to invite his millions of followers on Instagram to “stay prayed up” and pray the Rosary with him on the app.
Among the comments on Mark Wahlberg’s Rosary post there are many thanks for his testimony, as well as people saying that the initiative he has undertaken in partnership with the Hallow app is helping them to pray more.