Track 1: Growing up in Athenry, Co Galway in the 1950s and 1960s. Joining the Jesuits in 1975. In 1979, during his formation years, he went to Zambia learning the language, and teaching in a secondary school. Track 2: His appointment to the Ivory Coast where he spent two years doing a post-graduate degree, and then returning to Zambia to set up a programme based on teaching formation work. He talks about the challenges and obstacles involved. Track 3: Networking with other missionary houses. Track 4: His assignment to work with the Bishop in Monze Diocese and the management of a Pastoral Centre from 1994 to 2000.