In April, Wahlberg spoke with CBN’s Faithwire about the movie and faith, particularly in response to Cancel Culture — an issue he said was addressed in “Father Stu.”
Mark financed the movie himself as all the people he spoke to would not support it including the Catholic church. It demonstrates his level of commitment to share the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
“This movie has a very clear message that we are not going to give up on people,” he explained of the film, which chronicles the life of the late Catholic priest, Stuart Long. “We are not going to turn our backs on people because of mistakes that they’ve made. We are going to tell people and encourage people that nobody is beyond redemption and that we support you, we love you, we accept you for who you are.”
Moving forward, the 51-year-old actor said his top priority is leaving a legacy of faith.
“I’m kind of doing all this not to continue to grow my career, but to utilize my career for good and to do God’s work,” Wahlberg said. “If this is a movie that really changes people’s lives and motivates them and inspires them to do great things — you know, all I really gotta do is convert one person, and I get to go through the pearly gates.” I do not know if Mark Wahlberg is born again as this last statement is of concern. Moreover, I have not seen the movie but I hope it will be used by God for His purposes.
You can read more about CBN’s conversation with Wahlberg by clicking here. and you can see the Trailer for the film.