Fr. Mike, Catholic parish priest of Wangaratta and chaplain to the Wangaratta RSL sub-branch, is an ex military chaplain.
He was born and educated in Christchurch New Zealand. Among other things studied philosophy and theology for seven years and was ordained a priest in July 1970. Served in a number of parishes until being posted into the RNZAF in 1986. In 1997 was posted to the RAAF as a member of the ANZAC Exchange programme, and following his commission into the RAAF has been in Australia ever since.
Fr Pullar retired from the RAAF five years ago and after a short time as a
parish priest in Bendigo was posted to Wangaratta parishes following in the footsteps of Monsignor J.J. White MBE. During his 46 years as a priest Fr. Pullar has had experience in a number of postings in Australia and overseas.