History

1950

1950

Church of the Divine Child founded by Archdiocese of Detroit 


Fr. Weier named Pastor

1951

1951

The Church Bulletin, "The Infant", Debuts

1953

1953

Divine Child Elementary School established.
Opened with 280 students

1954

1954

First Mass in Convent Chapel

1958

1958

Opening of Divine Child High School 

1959

1959

First football game for High School Head Coach Tony Versaci

1962

1962

Fr. Weier named Monsignor. Groundbreaking for Church of the Divine Child.

1962.1

1962

First Divine Child High School graduation with 69 Students

1963

1963

New Rectory Completed 


Stations of the Cross Erected

1964

1964

Falcon Cheering Section

1965

1965

Installation of Summer Shrine of Christ and Children 

1966

1966

Construction of High School Auditorium

1975

1975

Divine Child celebrates 25 Years!

1976

1976

Fr. Kucyk named Pastor

1979

1979

Hollander Drive changed to Herbert Weier Drive

1980

1980

Msgr. Weier celebrates 50th Anniversary of Ordination

1982

1982

Fr. Kucyk celebrates 25th Anniversary of Ordination

1990

1990

Fr. Kucyk named Monsignor

1994

1994

Gathering Room added to Church

1995

1995

Baptismal Font installed in Gathering Room

1997

1997

Challenge 21 Capital Campaign

1998

1998

Choir loft expanded and organ pipes exposed

1999

1999

Perpetual Adoration Chapel Opens

2000

2000

The Church celebrates its Golden Jubilee with Cardinal Maida 

2000.1

2000

New fish pond and addition of St. Francis Statue 

2003

2003

50th Anniversary of Divine Child Elementary School

2008

2008

50th Anniversary of Divine Child High School

2010

2010

Bernardine Franciscan Learning Center Renovated and Blessed

2011

2011

Beatification of Pope John Paul II 

2012

2012

Renovated and Rebuilt Organ and Pipes

2013

2013

Papal Inauguration of Pope Francis

2015

2015

Renovated High School Auditorium

2016

2016

Divine Child Alumni Athletic Complex completed and Blessed

2017

2017

Fr. Bilot Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Ordination

2017.1

2017

Science Labs and Addition Completed