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Mark Wahlberg Posts Ash Wednesday Video, Encourages Prayer in Lenten Season

Mark Wahlberg Posts Ash Wednesday Video, Encourages Prayer in Lenten Season

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By Jacqueline Burkepile

Thank you, Mark Wahlberg! 👏

Mark Wahlberg wished his followers a blessed Ash Wednesday and holy Lenten season in an Instagram post on Wed., March 2.

The Uncharted and Father Stu actor encouraged people to pray for and spread love throughout the world.

“Happy Ash Wednesday, everybody, God bless you, and happy start to a Lenten season,”  Wahlberg says in his opening statement.

“Please make sure we continue to spread love and pray for everybody all over the world. God Bless you.”

Here’s the video below:

 

 

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Wahlberg also posted a photo thanking priest Father Garcia.

Here’s the photo:

@markwahlberg, Instagram

Several Instagram users, including some celebrities, gave the video positive feedback.

Here’s what some users said:

@mariolopez, Instagram

Saved by the Bell actor Mario Lopez wrote, “God Bless my Catholic Brother!”

@gwenstefani, Instagram

Singer Gwen Stefani added, “We love [you]. 😘

@donnellycollins, Instagram

Another Instagram user wrote, “Thank you for not being afraid to show your Catholicism. ❤️ And thank you for praying. 🙏

@alixjf15, Instagram

One Instagram user also said, “Love to see you share your faith! 👏

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Indonesian actor Marcellino Lefrandt wrote, “…blessed Ash Wednesday.”

Mark’s wife Rhea Wahlberg also made her own Ash Wednesday post:

@byrheawahlberg, Instagram

Rhea’s post reads, “Wishing all a peaceful Ash Wednesday 🙏🏼🙏🏽🙏🏿✝️🙌

Let us pray for a holy and fruitful Lenten season!

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