What is departed?

  • (adj): Not present; having left.
    Example: "The departed guests"
    Synonyms: away, gone
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on departed:

Christian Burial - Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Burial Ritual - Offerings
... It is customary for almsgiving to be done in the name of a departed person ... The departed are also commemorated regularly during the Proskomedie of the Divine Liturgy ... The name of the departed is given to the priest, who then removes a particle of bread from the prosphoron (loaf of bread) offered for the Liturgy ...
Pentecostarion - Afterfeast of Pascha - Thomas Sunday - Radonitza
... Radonitza (Russian "Day of Rejoicing"), is a day of commemoration of the departed ... Because the celebration of any memorial service for the departed is forbidden from Holy Thursday through Thomas Sunday, a popular tradition has arisen of visiting ... services, and to give alms in the name of the departed ...
Christian Burial - Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Burial Ritual - Ceremony in The Church - Divine Liturgy For The Departed
... Divine Liturgy takes place as usual, with the addition of special hymns for the departed ... There will also be a special ektenia (litany) for the departed, and at the end another Panikhida will be served around the coffin ...
Radonitsa - Practices
... the Typikon does not prescribe any special prayers for the departed on these days, the memorial is kept as a pious custom ... will then go in procession with the cross, followed by the faithful, to visit the graves of departed believers either in churchyards or in cemeteries ... At the graves, paschal hymns are chanted together with the usual litanies for the departed, concluding with the moving "Memory Eternal" (Вѣчнаѧ памѧть,Viechnaia pamiat) ...
Character Changes During Infinite Crisis - New or Changed Characters
... Amazons of Themyscira departed from regular plane of existence (Infinite Crisis #3) Artemis of Bana-Mighdall departed from regular plane of existence (Infinite Crisis ...

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    While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped
    Through many a listening chamber, cave and ruin,
    And starlight wood, with fearful steps pursuing
    Hopes of high talk with the departed dead.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    It takes that je ne sais quoi which we call sophistication for a woman to be magnificent in a drawing-room when her faculties have departed but she herself has not yet gone home.
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    Now the spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him.
    Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 16:14.