Why do we often omit the beautiful Creed during Sunday Masses.
According to the General Instruction of the Roman Missal no.
Recitation of the profession of faith by the priest together with the
people is obligatory on Sundays and solemnities. The song We Believe
is an inappropriate substitution since it omits more than half the
You are correct. The Creed is to be said. It is not an
optional Prayer, except when there are baptisms during Mass, because the
renewal of Baptismal promises takes its place. But that is all that
should ever take it's place.